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secondary colour

a colour formed by mixing two primary colours Sometimes shortened to secondary
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  • Red is a primary colour, and green, which is a secondary colour, consists of blue and yellow—the other two primary colours.

    Principles of Decorative Design

    Christopher Dresser
  • By the bushes there is a double row of pale buff bryony leaves; these, too, help to increase the sense of a secondary colour.

    Nature Near London Richard Jefferies

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