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COLOR TERMS

aeneous albicant albugineous amaranthine argent atrous aubergine aurulent azuline azure badious beige brunneous burnet caesious cardinal castaneous castory celadon celeste cerulean cesious chartreuse chlorochrous cinerious cinnabar citreous citrine claret coccineous columbine coquelicot corbeau cramoisy cretaceous shining bronze colour whitish; becoming white like the white of an eye or an egg; white-coloured immortal; undying; deep purple-red colour the heraldic colour silver or white jet black eggplant; a dark purple colour gold-coloured blue light or sky blue; the heraldic colour blue chestnut-coloured light creamy white-brown dark brown dark brown; dark woollen cloth bluish or greyish green deep scarlet red colour chestnut-coloured brown colour; brown dye derived from beaver pelts pale green; pale green glazed pottery sky blue sky-blue; dark blue; sea-green bluish-grey yellow-green colour green-coloured ashen; ash-grey red crystalline mercuric sulfide pigment; deep red or scarlet colour lemon-coloured; lemony dark greenish-yellow dark red-purple colour; a dark-red wine bright red of or like a dove; dove-coloured brilliant red; poppy red blackish green crimson of or resembling chalk; of a whitish colour

chrysochlorous greenish-gold

croceate cyaneous eau-de-nil eburnean erythraean ferruginous filemot flammeous flavescent fuliginous fulvous fuscous gamboge glaucous goldenrod greige gridelin griseous haematic heliotrope hoary hyacinthine ianthine ibis icterine icteritious incarnadine indigo infuscate isabelline jacinthe jessamy kermes khaki lateritious leucochroic liard lovat

saffron-coloured sky blue pale green colour of or like ivory; ivory-coloured reddish colour of the colour of rust; impregnated with iron dead-leaf colour; dull brown flame-coloured yellowish or turning yellow sooty; dusky; soot-coloured; of or pertaining to soot dull yellow; tawny brown; tawny; dingy reddish-yellow colour sea-green; greyish-blue dark golden yellow of a grey-beige colour violet-grey pearl-grey or blue-grey; grizzled blood-coloured purplish hue; purplish-flowered plant; ancient sundial; signalling mirror pale silver-grey colour; grey with age of a blue or purple colour violet-coloured large stork-like bird; a pale apricot colour yellowish or marked with yellow jaundiced; yellow carnation-coloured; blood-red deep blue-violet colour; a blue-violet dye clouded or tinged with brown; obscured; cloudy brown colour greyish yellow orange colour yellow like a jasmine brilliant red colour; a red dye derived from insects light brown or tan brick-red white or pale-coloured grey; dapple-grey grey-green; blue-green

lurid luteolous luteous lutescent madder magenta maroon mauve mazarine melanic melichrous meline miniaceous minium modena morel nacarat nankeen nigricant nigrine niveous ochre ochroleucous olivaceous or pavonated periwinkle perse phoeniceous piceous plumbeous ponceau porphyrous porraceous prasinous primrose puccoon puce

red-yellow; yellow-brown yellowish golden-yellow yellowish red dye made from brazil wood; a reddish or red-orange colour reddish purple brownish crimson light bluish purple rich blue or reddish-blue colour black; very dark having a honey-like colour canary-yellow colour of reddish lead vermilion; red lead crimson dark-coloured horse; blackish colour bright orange-red buff-coloured; durable buff-coloured cotton of a blackish colour black snowy; white yellowish or yellow-brown colour yellowish white olive-coloured heraldic colour gold or yellow peacock-blue a bluish or azure colour; a plant with bluish flowers dark blue or bluish-grey; cloth of such a colour bright scarlet-red colour like pitch; inflammable; reddish black leaden; lead-coloured poppy red purple leek-green leek-green colour pale yellow blood-root; dark red colour brownish-purple; purplish-pink

puniceous purpure purpureal pyrrhous rhodopsin rubiginous rubious rufous russet sable saffron sage sanguineous sapphire sarcoline sepia sinopia slate smalt smaragdine solferino sorrel spadiceous stammel stramineous suede sulphureous tan taupe tawny teal terracotta testaceous tilleul titian topaz turquoise ultramarine

bright or purplish red heraldic colour purple purple reddish; ruddy visual purple rusty-coloured ruby red; rusty reddish or brownish-red reddish brown black; dark; of a black colour in heraldry orange-yellow grey-green colour bloody; of, like or pertaining to blood; blood-red deep pure blue flesh-coloured fine brown preparatory drawing for a fresco; reddish-brown colour dull dark blue-grey deep blue emerald green purplish red reddish-brown; light chestnut chestnut-coloured coarse woollen fabric, usually dyed red; bright red colour strawy; light; worthless; straw-coloured light beige bright yellow tawny brown brownish-grey brownish-yellow greenish-blue reddish-brown of or having a hard shell; brick-red pale yellowish-green red-gold or reddish-brown dark yellow blue-green deep blue

umber vermeil vermilion vinaceous vinous violaceous violet virescent virid viridian vitellary wallflower watchet wheaten whey willowish xanthic zinnober

brownish red bright red or vermilion colour; gilded silver bright red wine-coloured deep red; burgundy violet-coloured bluish purple becoming green or greenish; of a greenish colour green chrome green bright yellow yellowish-red pale blue the golden colour of ripe wheat off-white of the colour of willow leaves yellow; yellowish chrome green

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