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lemon yellow

  1. a clear, yellowish-green color.
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Origin of lemon yellow

First recorded in 1800–10
Related formslem·on-yel·low, adjective
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Examples from the Web for lemon yellow

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  • The tubes are adnate, their mouths large, unequal; lemon-yellow.

    The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise

    M. E. Hard

  • Only Id hate to think Id ever get to wearing a lemon-yellow necktie!

    Full-Back Foster

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • This is a lemon-yellow freestone which ripens early in September.

  • His lemon-yellow bill at this season also increases the effect.

  • Yields a coating—orange-yellow when hot, lemon-yellow when cold.

    The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis

    Frederick Hutton Getman