citrine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n citrine semiprecious yellow quartz resembling topaz
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Citrine A yellow, pellucid variety of quartz.
    • a Citrine Like a citron or lemon; of a lemon color; greenish yellow.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • citrine 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.
    • citrine Pertaining to the genus Citrus; having the characters of or resembling the citron, lemon, lime, or orange.
    • n citrine Citron-color. See extract.
    • n citrine A yellow pellucid variety of quartz.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Citrine dark and greenish yellow, like a citron or lemon
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. citrin,. See Citron
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. citrus—Gr. kitron, a citron.

Usage

In literature:

Slate is made of green and violet, and is thus also related to citrine.
"Color Value" by C. R. Clifford
Citrine or golden quartz comes mainly from Brazil.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
Cold greens contrast with purple and harmonize with citrine.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Only under a moderate magnification do the citrine tints come out.
"The North American Slime-Moulds" by Thomas H. (Thomas Huston) MacBride
We also see that purple and citrine harmonise, and green and russet, and orange and olive.
"Principles of Decorative Design" by Christopher Dresser
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In news:

Josiah Citrin shares his recipe.
Citrin 's New French Twist on Main Street.
Josiah Citrin 's latest creation, Caché, serves up market-based menus of contemporary American favorites in a casual setting.
Citrin is executive chef.
Chef Josiah Citrin 's passionate and contemporary interpretation of French cuisine has won Mélisse two Michelin stars in the latest LA guide.
The World Gold Council Saves Carmen Marc Valvo From Showing at Citrine Again.
The first look is a flowing flirty dress in color combo citrine with grey pearl by Grdano.
Heaven's Gate / Photo by Alexandra Citrin.
The recipe is based on one used by Chef Josiah Citrin's mother.
'BBC Citrine': Photo courtesy of BBC Chartering.
Ramon Bilbao Albarino is a bright fine citrine-yellow color with a star-bright core going out into a faint yellow to glass-clear meniscus (rim definition) and medium-high viscosity.
Satin and feather clutch, $38, Citrine.
With places like Umami Burger in Los Angeles changing the landscape in which we consume hot meaty sandwiches, it's no coincidence that Josiah Citrin of LA's Melisse bounced over to Maui to developed his own burger wonder.
Not exactly, but Sure Thing Burger, a burger stand by Josiah Citrin, of LA's two-Michelin-starred restaurant Melisse, certainly reflects its pedigree.
There can be beauty even in a quick-serve office-building canteen — Josiah Citrin and Rafael Lunetta taught us that at Lemon Moon.
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