- (n.) The common European cuttlefish.
- (n.) A genus comprising the common cuttlefish and numerous similar species. See Illustr. under Cuttlefish.
- (n.) A pigment prepared from the ink, or black secretion, of the sepia, or cuttlefish. Treated with caustic potash, it has a rich brown color; and this mixed with a red forms Roman sepia. Cf. India ink, under India.
- (a.) Of a dark brown color, with a little red in its composition; also, made of, or done in, sepia.
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Definition of: PAISE
- (n.) See Poise.