Definition of Indian yellow in English:

Indian yellow

Line breaks: In¦dian yel¦low


[mass noun]
  • An orange-yellow pigment originally obtained from the urine of cows fed on mango leaves.
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    • Matching the pigments was another challenge because rich dark brown, made from ground-up Egyptian mummies, and Indian yellow, distilled from cow urine, are now difficult to obtain.
    • The story of Indian Yellow pigment seems more like myth than fact.

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