Definition of Raw sienna

1. Noun. A medium to dark tan color.

Exact synonyms: Buff, Caramel, Caramel Brown, Yellowish Brown
Generic synonyms: Brown, Brownness
Specialized synonyms: Snuff-color, Snuff-colour
Derivative terms: Caramel, Caramel Brown

2. Noun. A yellowish-brown pigment made from untreated sienna.
Generic synonyms: Sienna

Definition of Raw sienna

1. Noun. A yellowish brown colour. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a yellowish brown colour. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raw Sienna

raw beauty
raw data
raw deal
raw deals
raw material
raw meat
raw milk
raw recruit
raw score
raw sewage
raw sienna (current term)
raw talent
raw throat
raw umber
raw vegetable
raw weather
raw wood
raw wool
raw wound

Literary usage of Raw sienna

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention (1900)
"Bark, internal, red group (9); external (bark), raw sienna and umber (12). Powder, raw sienna and ... Powder of African capsicum, raw sienna and umber (12). ..."

2. The Chemistry of Paints and Painting by Arthur Herbert Church (1901)
"raw sienna. Vermilion. Rose madder. Purpl e lake. Cobalt blue. ... Sir John Gilbert, RA, fifteen pigments : Chinese white. Yellow ochre. raw sienna. ..."

3. The Chemistry of Paints and Painting by Arthur Herbert Church (1890)
"5'o „ 17*4 raw sienna is prepared for use by crushing, sifting to remove ... It should be noted that when lumps of fresh raw sienna are first broken and ..."

4. A Manual of Artistic Colouring, as Applied to Photographs by Alfred H. Wall (1861)
"Cobalt and raw sienna Cobalt, rose madder, and raw sienna. Still Water in Cloudy Weather. ... Brown madder, cobalt, and raw sienna. Light red and indigo. ..."

5. Workshop Receipts by Ernest Spon (1906)
"Graining colours, equal portions of Vandyke brown and raw sienna, ... Equal parts of raw umber and raw sienna, a little whiting and burnt sienna, ..."

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