Sinople

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sinople (Min) Ferruginous quartz, of a blood-red or brownish red color, sometimes with a tinge of yellow.
    • n Sinople (Her) The tincture vert; green.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sinople A ferruginous clay, sometimes used as a pigment. Also sinopite.
    • n sinople A kind of ferruginous quartz found in Hungary.
    • n sinople In heraldry, same as vert.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sinople sin′ō-pl a ferruginous clay yielding the fine red pigment Sinō′pia or Sinō′pis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. LL. sinopis,. See Sinople a mineral
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. sinōpis, a red earth brought from Sinope.