Origin of primary color
First recorded in 1605–15
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Historical Examples of primary color
His mind filed it away together with a primary-color picture of Jiggs and Maggie.Citadel
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Any of a group of colors from which all other colors can be made by mixing. See more at additive subtractive. See Note at color.
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