citreous

adjective
cit·​re·​ous | \ ˈsi‧trēəs \

Definition of citreous

: of the color citron yellow

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First Known Use of citreous

1657, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for citreous

Latin citreus, from citrus citron tree

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The first known use of citreous was in 1657

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“Citreous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/citreous. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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