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luteous

[loo-tee-uh s] /ˈlu ti əs/
adjective
1.
(of yellow) having a light to medium greenish tinge.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin lūteus golden-yellow, equivalent to lūt(um) yellowweed + -eus -eous
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British Dictionary definitions for luteous

luteous

/ˈluːtɪəs/
adjective
1.
of a light to moderate greenish-yellow colour
Word Origin
C17: from Latin lūteus yellow
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Word Origin and History for luteous
adj.

"orange-yellow," 1650s, from Latin luteus "golden-yellow, orange-yellow," from lutum, the name of a plant used in dying yellow, of unknown origin.

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