Lemon (color)

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Two lemons, one whole and one sliced in half

Lemon is a color that resembles the color of the lemon fruit.

The first written use of lemon as a color name in English was in 1598.[1]


Meaning of lemon[change | edit source]

  • The color lemon is used in advertising for and packaging of products that are flavored with lemons or lemon flavoring.


Tones of lemon color comparison chart[change | edit source]

Lemon Chiffon (web color) (Hex: #FFFACD) (RGB: 255, 250, 205
Lemon Meringue (Pantone TPX 12-0711) (Hex: #F6EABE) (RGB: 246, 234 190)
Laser Lemon (Crayola) (Hex: #FEFE22) (RGB: 254, 254, 34)
LEMON (www.99colors.net) (Maerz & Paul) (Hex: #FFF700) (RGB: 254, 247, 0)
Lemon Yellow (Crayola) (Hex: #FFF44F) (RGB: 255, 244, 79)
Lemon Peel (Hex: #FDE910) (RGB: 253, 233, 16)
Deep Lemon Yellow (Amarillo Limon'(Gallego & Sanz)) (Hex: #FEE600) (RGB: 254, 230, 0)[2]
Medium Lemon (Limon (in-specifico) (Gallego & Sanz)) (Hex: #F5E25C) (RGB: 245, 226, 92)[3]
Light Bitter Lemon (Bitter Lemon Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #E8F24E) (RGB: 232, 242, 78)
Lemon-Lime (Hex: #E3FF00) (RGB: 227, 255, 0)
Spanish Lemon (Medium Bitter Lemon) (Limon (estandar) (Gallego & Sanz)) (Hex: #E5DE43) (RGB: 229, 222, 67)[4]
Bitter Lemon (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #CAE00D) (RGB: 202, 224, 13)
Light Citron (Citron Light (Xona.com color list)) (Hex: #D3D86E) (RGB: 211, 216, 110)
Citron (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #9FA91F) (RGB: 158, 169, 31)
Lemon Curry (Pantone TPX 15-0751) (Hex: #CCA01D) (RGB: 204, 160, 29)
Deep Lemon (Lemon (Pantone TPX 13-0752)) (Hex: #F5C71A) (RGB: 245, 199, 26)




References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 197; Color Sample of Lemon: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample K3
  2. Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guía de coloraciones (Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guide to Colorations) Madrid: H. Blume. ISBN 84-89840-31-8
  3. Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guía de coloraciones (Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guide to Colorations) Madrid: H. Blume. ISBN 84-89840-31-8
  4. Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guía de coloraciones (Gallego, Rosa; Sanz, Juan Carlos (2005). Guide to Colorations) Madrid: H. Blume. ISBN 84-89840-31-8

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