American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A pale yellow variety of crystalline quartz resembling topaz.
- n. A light to moderate olive.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a lemon-color; yellow or greenish-yellow; specifically, of a color differing from yellow only in its greatly reduced chroma and somewhat reduced luminosity. Also citrean, citrinous.
- Pertaining to the genus Citrus; having the characters of or resembling the citron, lemon, lime, or orange.
- n. Citron-color. See extract.
- n. A yellow pellucid variety of quartz.
- n. A goldish-yellow colour, like that of a lemon.
- n. A brownish-yellow quartz
- adj. Of a goldish-yellow colour
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Like a citron or lemon; of a lemon color; greenish yellow.
- n. A yellow, pellucid variety of quartz.
- n. semiprecious yellow quartz resembling topaz
- Middle English, reddish yellow, from Old French citrin, from Medieval Latin citrīnus, from Latin citrus, citron tree. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Yellow quartz is sometimes known as citrine; when the quartz presents a pale brown tint it is called "smoky quartz"; and when the brown is so deep that the stone appears almost black it is termed morion.”
“Do you happen to know where to get full-on bright lemon yellow curtains specifically Kelly Wearstler "citrine" yellow if possible?”
“Explaining the mineral contents of this mosaic, Rose said, "the red is garnet, blue is turquoise, the lighter blue are crystals of calcite, the black is a very rare marble ... and the name of the marble is Orca, and her hair is made with California white quartz and citrine which is yellow quarts.”
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“She might also tell me to do something new (and so be renewed?), such as ride my bike to Camaret and give my new friend Liliane a jam jar of jardin jewels: those ruby and sapphire and citrine splendors in the garden.”
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“My favorites, though, are citrine bead necklaces, twinkling in their cases on Fifth Avenue — from around $20.”
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