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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
Complementary Colors
 
436. Yellowness.
 
  
NOUN:YELLOW &c. adj.; or [her.]; yellowness &c. adj.; xanthocyanopia or xanthocyanopsia, xanthochroia.
  [COMPARISONS] crocus, jonquil, saffron, topaz; xanthite; gold, gilding, gilt; yolk; jaundice, icterus; London fog.
  [PIGMENTS] gamboge, fustic, massicot; cadmium -, chrome -, Indian -, king’s -, lemon- yellow; orpiment, yellow ocher, Claude tint, aureolin; xanthein, xanthin; xanthophyll.
  
VERB:RENDER YELLOW &c. adj.; yellow, gild; jaundice.
  
ADJECTIVE:YELLOW, aureate, golden, gold, gilt, gilded, flavous [obs.], citrine, citreous, lemon, fallow; fulvous, fulvescent, fulvid [rare]; sallow, lutescent, luteolous, luteous, tawny, cream, creamy, sandy; xanthic, xanthous; jaundiced; auricomous, ocherous or ochreous, ochery or ochry, flaxen, yellowish, buff, écru; icterine, icteritious or icteritous, icteroid; xanthochroid, yellow complexioned.
  gold-, saffron-, citron-, lemon-, sulphur-, amber-, straw-, primrose-, cream-colored; xanthocarpous, xanthopous [bot., rare].
  yellow as a -quincy, - guinea, - crow’s foot; yellow as saffron.

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