red ocher

noun
any of the red natural earths, mixtures of hematite, that are used as pigments.

Origin:
1565–75

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SOmetimes they were drawn, and other times, they represent actual hands dipped in red ocher paint.
She was wrapped in a dog-fur blanket from her own making and sprinkled with red ocher.
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