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Definition of Cinnabar


  1. Red sulphide of mercury, occurring in brilliant red crystals, and also in red or brown amorphous masses. It is used in medicine.
  2. The artificial red sulphide of mercury used as a pigment; vermilion.

Cinnabar Translations

cinnabar in French is cinabre
cinnabar in German is Zinnober
cinnabar in Italian is cinabro