how to pronounce cinnabar


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cinnabar is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of cinnabar


  1. The Elixir of Life.
  2. A species of moth, Tyria jacobaeae, having red patches on its predominantly black wings.
  3. A bright red colour tinted with orange.
  4. A deep red mineral, mercuric sulfide, HgS; the principal ore of mercury; such ore used as the pigment vermilion.


  1. Of a bright red colour tinted with orange.

cinnabar frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cinnabar occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics cinnabar can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that cinnabar can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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