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1citrine

adjective cit·rine \ˈsi-ˌtrīn\

Definition of CITRINE

:  resembling a citron or lemon especially in color
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Origin of CITRINE

Middle English, from Anglo-French citrin, from Medieval Latin citrinus, from Latin citrus citron tree
First Known Use: 14th century

2citrine

noun ci·trine \si-ˈtrēn\

Definition of CITRINE

:  a semiprecious yellow stone resembling topaz and formed by heating a black quartz in order to change its color

First Known Use of CITRINE

1748

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