Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pigment composed of chromate of zinc, of a bright pale-lemon color, of little strength, and not very permanent.
“There, in an old cider apple orchard, carpeted with long meadow grass and wild flowers, you'll find a traditional "bow-top, open-lot" red and citron-yellow Gypsy caravan.”
“This small outlying peak is clad in the gaudiest of colours, especially a vivid citron-yellow, set off by red and rusty surroundings, which are streaked with a dead chalky-white.”
“Her citron-yellow blouse set off the strand of turquoise and silver she wore about her neck.”
“Flesh white, tending to citron-yellow at the centre or heart of the root; somewhat coarse in texture.”
“Flowers large and handsome, citron-yellow; the tube short, and hidden in the mammae; the petals”
“Adametz  discovered in a sample of cooked milk a peculiar form (_Bacillus synxanthus_) that produced a citron-yellow appearance which precipitated and finally rendered soluble the casein.”
“It was on a beautiful autumn day; the fall of the foliage was going on apace and the path which led to the lake was quite covered with the citron-yellow leaves from the elms and maples; here and there were spots of a darker foliage.”
“A fine green overspreads all the upper part of the body, a blue fringe borders the feathers of the wings; and a bright citron-yellow is diffused over the forehead, neck, breast, and belly.”
“Next, reaching down into the leaves to the base of my favorite old-fashioned daylily, the citron-yellow Hemerocallis "Hyperion," to grasp the dry flower stalks one at a time with one hand while severing them with the clippers in my other hand.”
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