amber yellow

noun

: a light to moderate yellow that is greener and stronger than buff (see buff sense 4b) and greener than snapdragon

called also Venetian yellow

Word History

First Known Use

1773, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amber yellow was in 1773

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“Amber yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amber%20yellow. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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