luteous

[ loo-tee-uhs ]
/ ˈlu ti əs /

adjective

(of yellow) having a light to medium greenish tinge.

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Origin of luteous

1650–60; <Latin lūteus golden-yellow, equivalent to lūt(um) yellowweed + -eus-eous
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British Dictionary definitions for luteous

luteous
/ (ˈluːtɪəs) /

adjective

of a light to moderate greenish-yellow colour

Word Origin for luteous

C17: from Latin lūteus yellow
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