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