Definition of red ocher in English:

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red ocher

Entry from US English dictionary


A variety of ocher, especially used for coloring or dyeing.
Example sentences
  • Forensic tests on the red stuff have identified it as red ocher and vermilion tempera paint.
  • The eye specialists would treat it by applying a mixture of sodium carbonate, black mascara, and red ocher.
  • The most traditional way of coloring the runes would be with red ocher.

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Syllabification: red o·cher

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