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lemon yellow

a clear, yellowish-green color.
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lemon-yellow, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The heartwood is deep chocolate-brown, mottled with red, the thin sapwood is lemon-yellow.

    American Forest Trees Henry H. Gibson
  • Only Id hate to think Id ever get to wearing a lemon-yellow necktie!

    Full-Back Foster Ralph Henry Barbour
  • All the above precipitates acquire a lemon-yellow colour when dried and heated, but again become white on cooling.

  • This is a lemon-yellow freestone which ripens early in September.

    The Peaches of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • The pears are of medium size, usually turbinate, and lemon-yellow is the predominating color.

    The Pears of New York U. P. Hedrick
  • Yields a coating—orange-yellow when hot, lemon-yellow when cold.

    The Elements of Blowpipe Analysis Frederick Hutton Getman
  • His lemon-yellow bill at this season also increases the effect.

  • He came in at the door drawing off a pair of lemon-yellow gloves, said “Hallo, Aunt Grace,” and rang the bell.

    Gray youth Oliver Onions
  • It was the lemon-yellow beautifying the British workman's flesh tones.

    The Gentle Art of Making Enemies James McNeill Whistler
  • Red shale and blue, cinder-grey and lemon-yellow; some schistose and sparkling, the bulk dull and dead.

    Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman

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