Meaning of Indian yellow

In'dian yel'low

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  1. Also calledan orange-yellow color.
    1. Also calledpurree.a yellow pigment formerly derived from the urine of cows fed on mango leaves.
    2. a pigment derived from coal tar, characterized chiefly by its yellow color and permanence.
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