citrine[-trin, -trēn′, -trīn′]
citrine definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Old French ; from Midieval Latin citrinus ; from Classical Latin citrus, citrus
- lemon yellow
- a yellow, semiprecious variety of quartz resembling topaz
citrine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A pale yellow variety of crystalline quartz resembling topaz.
- A light to moderate olive.
Origin: Middle English, reddish yellow, from Old French citrin, from Medieval Latin citrīnus, from Latin citrus, citron tree.
- ci·trineˈ adjective
citrine - Science Definition