citrine


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ci·trine

 (sĭ-trēn′, sĭt′rēn′)
n.
1. A pale yellow variety of crystalline quartz resembling topaz.
2. A light to moderate olive.

[Middle English, reddish yellow, from Old French citrin, from Medieval Latin citrīnus, from Latin citrus, citron tree.]

ci·trine′ adj.

citrine

(ˈsɪtrɪn)
n
1. (Minerals) a brownish-yellow variety of quartz: a gemstone; false topaz
2. (Colours)
a. the yellow colour of a lemon
b. (as modifier): citrine hair.

cit•rine

(ˈsɪ trin, -traɪn, sɪˈtrin)

adj.
1. pale yellow; lemon-colored.
n.
2. a translucent yellow variety of quartz, often sold as topaz.
[1350–1400; < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin citrīnus < Latin citr(us) (see citrus)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.citrine - semiprecious yellow quartz resembling topazcitrine - semiprecious yellow quartz resembling topaz
quartz - a hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form; present in most rocks (especially sandstone and granite); yellow sand is quartz with iron oxide impurities
transparent gem - a gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion
Translations
Citrin
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