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red ocher

noun
1.
any of the red natural earths, mixtures of hematite, that are used as pigments.
Origin
1565-1575
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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