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  • cinnabar — cinnabarine /sin euh beuh reen , beuhr in, bahr uyn, een/, cinnabaric /sin euh bar ik/, adj. /sin euh bahr /, n. 1. a mineral, mercuric sulfide, HgS, occurring in red crystals or masses: the principal ore of mercury. 2. red mercuric sulfide, used …   Universalium

  • cinnabar — noun Etymology: Middle English cynabare, from Anglo French & Latin; Anglo French sinopre, from Latin cinnabaris, from Greek kinnabari, of non Indo European origin; akin to Arabic zinjafr cinnabar Date: 14th century 1. artificial red mercuric… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • PIGMENTS — Les substances naturelles colorées ont très tôt suscité la curiosité et l’intérêt des hommes. Le simple fait qu’elles soient visibles a stimulé leur étude tout en facilitant les techniques de recherche. L’emploi de préparations naturelles pour… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cinnabar —   n. natural sulphide of mercury, the chief source of mercury.    ♦ cinnabaric, cinnabarine, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cinnabaric — adjective see cinnabarine * * * cinnabaric / bärˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑cinnabar * * * cinnabaric, a. (sɪnəˈbærɪk) [f. prec. + ic.] = next …   Useful english dictionary

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