citrine

EnglishEdit

 
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A cut citrine gem

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EtymologyEdit

From French citrin, from Latin citrus.

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NounEdit

citrine (countable and uncountable, plural citrines)

  1. A goldish-yellow colour, like that of a lemon.
    citrine:  
  2. A brownish-yellow quartz.

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AdjectiveEdit

citrine (not comparable)

  1. Of a goldish-yellow colour.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

citrine f (plural citrines)

  1. citrine

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

citrine

  1. feminine plural of citrino

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LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

citrīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of citrīnus

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: citrine

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AdjectiveEdit

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, purpur              claret