ocher (pigment)

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Scope note
General term for pigments comprising any of various earthy oxides, often but not always tending toward yellow in color. Ocher pigments may be natural or synthetic. All ochers are very durable, inert, and lightfast. They have been used since ancient times as permanent pigments in all types of paint media.
Accepted term: 10-Jun-2024