primary color


primary color

noun

: one of the three colors red, yellow, or blue which can be mixed together to make other colors

Full Definition of PRIMARY COLOR

:  any of a set of colors from which all other colors may be derived

First Known Use of PRIMARY COLOR

1817

primary color

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PRIMARY COLOR

: any of a set of colors (as red, yellow, and blue or red, green, and blue) from which all other colors may be derived

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