of the yellow color of a lemon
Origin of citrineOld French from Medieval Latin citrinus from Classical Latin citrus, citrus
- lemon yellow
- a yellow, semiprecious variety of quartz resembling topaz
- A pale yellow variety of crystalline quartz resembling topaz.
- A light to moderate olive.
Origin of citrineMiddle English reddish yellow from Old French citrin from Medieval Latin citrīnus from Latin citrus citron tree
- Of a goldish-yellow colour