16th of Enero 2013
 

Obscure Color Words

albicant:
whitish; becoming white
amaranthine:
immortal; undying; deep purple-red colour
aubergine:
eggplant; a dark purple colour
azure:
light or sky blue; the heraldic colour blue
celadon:
pale green; pale green glazed pottery
cerulean:
sky-blue; dark blue; sea-green
chartreuse:
yellow-green colour
cinnabar:
red crystalline mercuric sulfide pigment; deep red or scarlet colour
citrine:
dark greenish-yellow
eburnean:
of or like ivory; ivory-coloured
erythraean:
reddish colour
flavescent:
yellowish or turning yellow
greige:
of a grey-beige colour
haematic:
blood coloured
heliotrope:
purplish hue; purplish-flowered plant; ancient sundial; signalling mirror
hoary:
pale silver-grey colour; grey with age
isabelline:
greyish yellow
jacinthe:
orange colour
kermes:
brilliant red colour; a red dye derived from insects
lovat:
grey-green; blue-green
madder:
red dye made from brazil wood; a reddish or red-orange colour
mauve:
light bluish purple
mazarine:
rich blue or reddish-blue colour
russet:
reddish brown
sable:
black; dark; of a black colour in heraldry
saffron:
orange-yellow
sarcoline:
flesh-coloured
smaragdine:
emerald green
tilleul:
pale yellowish-green
titian:
red-gold, reddish brown
vermilion:
bright red
virid:
green
viridian:
chrome green
xanthic:
yellow
zinnober:
chrome green
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