primrose yellow

noun

Definition of primrose yellow 

1 : a light to moderate greenish yellow

2 : a light to moderate yellow

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To match her stunning Alexander McQueen primrose yellow dress, Kate wore a magnificent new citrine ring on her right hand. Michelle Manetti, Good Housekeeping, "Kate Middleton Showed Off a Giant New Ring During the Royal Wedding," 21 May 2018 Kate, the duchess of Cambridge, wore a primrose yellow wool silk tailored coat by the house of Alexander McQueen and large hat with a flower tucked under the brim on one side. Washington Post, "It’s all about the well-plumed hats for royal wedding guests," 19 May 2018 Kate, the duchess of Cambridge, wore a primrose yellow wool silk tailored coat by the house of Alexander McQueen and large hat with a flower tucked under the brim on one side. Leanne Italie, BostonGlobe.com, "It was all about well-plumed hats for the wedding," 19 May 2018 Courtesy At Kate Middleton and Prince William's wedding in 2011, Queen Elizabeth wore a primrose yellow dress, designed by an in-house team led by her personal assistant Angela Kelly. Alex Warner, Marie Claire, "The Queen Wore a Bright, Neon Green Dress to the Royal Wedding," 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of primrose yellow

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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