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citreous

[ si-tree-uhs ]
/ ˈsɪ tri əs /
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adjective
lemon-yellow; greenish-yellow.
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Origin of citreous

1865–70; <Latin citreus of the citrus tree; see -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for citreous

citreous
/ (ˈsɪtrɪəs) /

adjective
of a greenish-yellow colour; citron
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