<chemistry> A yellow pigment imported from India and China. It has a strong odour, and is said to be obtained from the urine of herbivorous animals when fed on the mango. It consists if a magnesium salt of euxanthic acid.

Synonyms: puri, purree, and Indian yellow.

Origin: Gr. Well + yellow.

(01 Mar 1998)

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