secondary colour

  1. a colour formed by mixing two primary colours: Sometimes shortened to: secondary

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How to use secondary colour in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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