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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cin·na·bar /ˈsɪnəˌbɑr/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 cin·na·bar /ˈsɪnəˌbɑr/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cin·na·bar n.
 1. Min. Red sulphide of mercury, occurring in brilliant red crystals, and also in red or brown amorphous masses. It is used in medicine.
 2. The artificial red sulphide of mercury used as a pigment; vermilion.
 Cinnabar Græcorum [L. Graecorum, gen. pl., of the Greeks.] Med. Same as Dragon's blood.
 Green cinnabar, a green pigment consisting of the oxides of cobalt and zinc subjected to the action of fire.
 Hepatic cinnabar Min., an impure cinnabar of a liver-brown color and submetallic luster.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : of a vivid red to reddish-orange color [syn: vermilion, vermillion,
      n 1: a heavy reddish mineral consisting of mercuric sulfide; the
           chief source of mercury
      2: large red-and-black European moth; larvae feed on leaves of
         ragwort; introduced into United States to control ragwort
         [syn: cinnabar moth, Callimorpha jacobeae]