Definition of iron-red in English:

iron-red

noun

  • The orange-red colour of rust or ferric oxide; a reddish pigment containing or consisting of ferric oxide.

adjective

  • Of an orange-red shade or colour; rust-coloured.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Woodward (d. 1728), physician, natural historian, and antiquary. From iron + red.

Pronunciation

iron-red

/ˌʌɪənˈrɛd/