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Cinnabar   /sˈɪnəbˌɑr/   Listen

A heavy reddish mineral consisting of mercuric sulfide; the chief source of mercury.
Large red-and-black European moth; larvae feed on leaves of ragwort; introduced into United States to control ragwort.  Synonyms: Callimorpha jacobeae, cinnabar moth.

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"Cinnabar" Quotes from Famous Books

... given her comfort. But we all stood around on the hotel poach, and the right thing would not come into my haid. Then the baggage-wagon came in from Cinnabar, and they had picked the keys up on the road between Cinnabar and Gardner. So the lady and her toilet was rescued, but that did no good to Willomene. They stood her trunk down along with the rest—a brass-nailed little old concern—and ...
— The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories • Owen Wister

... has gradually become better known and more highly appreciated. The Northern Pacific Railroad runs a branch line to which the name of the park has been given, and which connects Livingston, Montana, with Cinnabar, at the northern edge of the park. The road is about fifty miles long, and the scenery through which it passes is astounding in ...
— My Native Land • James Cox

... violent. The walls were hung with scarlet tapestries whereon gold dragons crawled and fought or strove to swallow dead black planets, while on every hand black imps of Eblis writhed and struggled over golden screens, golden devils mocked and mowed from panels of cinnabar, and horrific masks of crimson lacquer, picked out with gold and black, leered and snarled dumb menaces from ...
— The Day of Days - An Extravaganza • Louis Joseph Vance

... had received information of mines of antimony and mercury, but considered the information vague. I am well assured of the existence of the latter in the form of a native cinnabar, which is called Sabita by the natives, and is exported to the low ...
— An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal • Fancis Buchanan Hamilton

... 280. Cinnabar, HgS, is practically the only source of mercury— quicksilver. Austria, Spain, and California contain nearly all the mines. In these mines the metal also occurs native to a small extent. It is the only commonly occurring ...
— An Introduction to Chemical Science • R.P. Williams

... the work. Hunting vegetables. Securing game. Cultivating the garden. Making clothing. Footwear. John making lasts. Ramie fiber. Preparing more weapons. Angel's new suit. New ores and minerals. Cinnabar. Quicksilver. Poisons from mercury. The boys' trip to Observation Hill. Angel's gun. The talk of the boys. Desire to survey the island. Telling the rescued boys their story. Savage traits concerning property. Locks. Doing work on holidays. Recreation. The instruments ...
— The Wonder Island Boys: The Tribesmen • Roger Finlay

Words linked to "Cinnabar" :   quicksilver, atomic number 80, vermilion, mineral, arctiid moth, arctiid, cinnabar chanterelle, hydrargyrum, mercury, genus Callimorpha, hg, Callimorpha, Chinese-red, chromatic

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