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A cut citrine gem

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citrine (countable and uncountable, plural citrines)

  1. A goldish-yellow colour, like that of a lemon.
    citrine colour:  
    • Francis Thynne
      [] the urine becometh citrine, or of a deep yellowe color []
    • 1962 (quoting c. 1398 text), Hans Kurath & Sherman M. Kuhn, eds., Middle English Dictionary, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, ISBN 978-0-472-01044-8, page 1242:
      dorrẹ̅, dōrī adj. & n. [] Golden or reddish-yellow [] (a. 1398) *Trev. Barth. 59b/a: ʒelouʒ colour [of urine] [] tokeneþ febleness of hete [] dorrey & citrine & liʒt red tokeneþ mene.
  2. A brownish-yellow quartz.

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citrine (not comparable)

  1. Of a goldish-yellow colour.

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citrine f (plural citrines)

  1. citrine

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citrine

  1. feminine plural of citrino

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

citrīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of citrīnus

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EtymologyEdit

Medieval Latin citrīnus.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Early ME) IPA(key): /tsit(ə)ˈriːnə/
  • IPA(key): /sit(ə)ˈriːn(ə)/

NounEdit

citrine (plural citrines)

  1. citron (Citrus medica)
  2. orange, red-yellow, amber (colour)
  3. brownish-yellow (colour)
  4. sallow, having yellowish skin

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citrine

  1. orange, red-yellow, amber (colour)
  2. brownish-yellow (colour)
  3. sallow, having yellowish skin

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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red ; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre ; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry ; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket ; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet ; inde              rose, murrey ; purpel              claret