Cinnabar - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsɪnəbɑːr|  American pronunciation of the word cinnabar
Brit.  |ˈsɪnəbɑː|  British pronunciation of the word cinnabar

noun

- a heavy reddish mineral consisting of mercuric sulfide; the chief source of mercury
- large red-and-black European moth; larvae feed on leaves of ragwort; introduced into United States to control ragwort

adjective

- of a vivid red to reddish-orange color (syn: chinese-red, vermilion, vermillion)
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