citrine[-trin, -trēn′, -trīn′]
Origin: OFr < ML citrinus < L citrus, citrus
- lemon yellow
- a yellow, semiprecious variety of quartz resembling topaz
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- 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
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