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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A yellow mineral occuring in conjunction with realgar.

Usage examples (27)
  • Even so, the words do not agitate the meth-addled hamsters that operate my mental machinery to the extent that 'orpiment' does.
  • -- Best slaked lime, 6 ounces; orpiment, fine powder, 1 ounce.
  • The name arsenic comes from the Greek word arsenikon, which means orpiment.
  • "Pencil blue" was made by heating finely ground indigo with orpiment and potash. for more
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