Definition of Pale yellow

1. Noun. A variable yellow tint; dull yellow, often diluted with white.

Exact synonyms: Straw, Wheat
Generic synonyms: Yellow, Yellowness
Derivative terms: Straw

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pale Yellow

pale-browed tinamou
pale-browed tinamous
pale ale
pale blue dot
pale chrysanthemum aphid
pale coral root
pale globe
pale hypertension
pale in comparison
pale infarct
pale thrombus
pale violet
pale yellow (current term)

Literary usage of Pale yellow

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

1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1908)
"Colorless needles, m. 130°. Iso- nitroso derivative, yellow crystalline powder, m. and decomposes 151°. It gives a pale yellow solution with dil. aqueous ..."

2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"Head pale yellow, the ocelli and lateral callosities black, ... Pronotum pale yellow, with a large quadrangular brown spot on each side, leaving a rather ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"dorsal sepal ol>- long, acute, pale yellow with red veins; lower sepal ovate, sub- acute; shorter than the lip; petals longer than the sepals, strap- shaped ..."

4. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1849)
"The body is pale greenish yellow, and the head inclines to a buff colour : the eyes are dark red : the feelers are pale yellow, darker towards their tips, ..."

5. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1876)
"Near Vallejo a fonu was collected by Bev. KL Greene with well-developed rays pure white, except a pale yellow base. 11. ..."

6. Transactions of the American Entomological Society by American Entomological Society (1907)
"Forewing: very pale yellow, without stripes or marks; a shade paler along costa and in outer fourth beyond cell. Cilia the same. ..."

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