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salmon pink

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noun
  1. salmon(defs 4, 5).

Origin of salmon pink

First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for salmon pink

Historical Examples

  • Madame Halphin, salmon-pink, centre yellowish, large and full.

    The Book of Roses

    Francis Parkman

  • Lately I have grown only two varieties, a vivid scarlet and a salmon-pink.

    A Woman's Hardy Garden

    Helena Rutherfurd Ely

  • The wings are salmon-pink in front, but the tips and the under-parts are black.

    Inca Land

    Hiram Bingham

  • Who lives in that salmon-pink pagoda just this side of the curve?

    The Unspeakable Perk

    Samuel Hopkins Adams

  • They were huge yellow roses, with long stems and crisp leaves—a kind of salmon-pink yellow.

    Aunt Jane

    Jennette Lee


British Dictionary definitions for salmon pink

salmon pink

noun
    1. a yellowish-pink colour, sometimes with an orange tinge
    2. (as adjective)a salmon-pink hat
    Sometimes shortened to: salmon
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