minium

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin minium.

NounEdit

minium (uncountable)

  1. (now historical) Cinnabar, especially when used as a pigment; vermilion. [from 14th c.]
  2. Red lead. [from 17th c.]

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

minium n

  1. red lead, minium (a bright red, poisonous oxide of lead, Pb3O4, used as a pigment and in glass and ceramics)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin minium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

minium m (uncountable)

  1. red lead
Last modified on 11 January 2014, at 02:35