citron yellow

noun

Definition of citron yellow

1 : a variable color averaging a moderate greenish yellow that is redder, stronger, and slightly lighter than linden green and redder, lighter, and stronger than Javel green or oil yellow

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First Known Use of citron yellow

1718, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of citron yellow was in 1718

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“Citron yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/citron%20yellow. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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