Definition of Lemon yellow

1. Noun. A strong yellow color.

Exact synonyms: Gamboge, Lemon, Maize
Generic synonyms: Yellow, Yellowness



Medical Definition of Lemon yellow

1. A fine yellow powder used in paints and dyes. Synonym: lead chromate, Leipzig yellow, lemon yellow, Paris yellow. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lemon Yellow

lemon oil
lemon peel
lemon platt
lemon rind
lemon shark
lemon sharks
lemon sign
lemon socialism
lemon soda
lemon sole
lemon squeezer
lemon sumac
lemon tree
lemon verbena
lemon verbenas
lemon yellow (current term)
lemon zest
lemonade
lemonade mix
lemonades
lemonal
lemonary
lemoned
lemonier
lemoniest
lemoniness
lemoning
lemonish

Literary usage of Lemon yellow

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... prisms of translucent lemon-yellow color. Its specific gravity is 3.45, and its hardness 1.5-2. It is very poisonous. It was formerly used as a pigment ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1872)
"Vertex dark purple, with pale lemon yellow intermixed , antennae pale lemon yellow, faintly annulate with purple at the base, towards the apex purple, ..."

3. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1859)
"... oxalate of the protoxide as a lemon-yellow powder. In sunlight it effervesces violently. The indigo ray Is especially active in producing this effect, ..."

4. The Painter, Gilder, and Varnisher's Companion: Containing Rules and (1867)
"lemon yellow.—Realgar and orpiment. Some object to this mixture, on account of the poisonous nature of the ingredients. The same colour can be obtained by ..."

5. Annual of Scientific Discovery: Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1859)
"... lemon-yellow powder. In sunlight it effervesces violently. The indigo ray is especially active in producing this effect, and undergoes absorption in ..."

6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"... lemon-yellow when ripe, with a prominently glandular-dotted peel, often more or less rough and moderately thick; pulp very abundant, ..."

7. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"General color bluish-black, variegated with orange-vermilion, orange, lemon-yellow and apple-green. Head ornamented with orange vermilion on the posterior ..."

8. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1869)
"... lemon-yellow, posterior tibia; and tarsi more or less dusky ; abdomen same form as in preceding species, with the first segment similarly sculptured; ..."

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