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burnt ochre

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Definition of burnt ochre in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1A deep, opaque yellow-brown pigment made by calcining ochre.
Example sentences
  • Burnt Ochre might refer to red ochre, or it might refer to roasted yellow ochre.
  • After this comes a few short paragraphs on comments later writers have made on burnt ochre, with the entry ending with remarks on the term for this pigment and related terms.
  • Burnt Ochre might refer to red ochre, or it might refer to roasted yellow ochre.
1.1A deep, opaque yellow-brown colour.
Example sentences
  • The entrance hall has been painted a welcoming deep burnt ochre, which is offset by dark timber-effect floor tiles.
  • The vast expanse of country which is green in the spring quickly turns to a shade of burnt ochre in July and August as all but the deepest river beds dry up completely.
  • Initially you'll have a very vibrant burnt ochre sort of color, but that will tone down to a more reddish brown then a faded orange.

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