citreous


citreous
lemon-coloured; lemony

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • citreous — [si′trē əs] adj. [L citreus: see CITRUS] of the yellow color of a lemon …   English World dictionary

  • citreous — ˈsi.trēəs adjective Etymology: Latin citreus, from citrus citron tree : of the color citron yellow * * * /si tree euhs/, adj. lemon yellow; greenish yellow. [1865 70; L citreus of the citrus tree; see OUS] * * * citˈreous adjective Citrine …   Useful english dictionary

  • citreous — /si tree euhs/, adj. lemon yellow; greenish yellow. [1865 70; < L citreus of the citrus tree; see OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • citreous — cit·re·ous …   English syllables

  • citreous — /ˈsɪtriəs/ (say sitreeuhs) adjective lemon yellow; greenish yellow. {Latin citreus of the citron tree} …   Australian English dictionary

  • citreous —   a. lemon coloured.    ♦ citric, a. pertaining to or derived from lemons and other acid fruit.    ♦ citrine, a. lemon coloured.    ♦ citron, n. large lemon like fruit.    ♦ citrous,    ♦ citrus, a. pertaining to or like citron …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Colour Terms — This list contains 168 definitions of obscure colour terms using combinations of normal colours of the rainbow and descriptive adjectives; e.g. cardinal = deep scarlet red; russet = reddish brown. Note that most English speakers outside the U.S.… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • lemon — n 1. citrus fruit, citron. 2. light yellow, pale yellow, lemon yellow, yellow. 3.Inf. Sl. dog, Inf. dud, bad or rotten apple, Sl. clunker, piece or hunk of junk. adj 4. lemonish, lemonlike, lemony; tangy, tart, sour, acid; lemon colored, pale… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • citrean — ˈsi.trēən adjective Etymology: Latin citreus citreous + English an : citrine …   Useful english dictionary


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