Maroon (color)

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Maroon is a dark red color.

The word maroon comes from the French word marron which means "chestnut".

The first recorded use of maroon as a color name in English was in 1789.[1]

Meaning of maroon[change | edit source]


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

  • Bright Maroon (Maroon (Crayola)) (Hex: #C32148) (RGB: 195, 33, 72)
  • Rich Maroon (Maroon (X11)) (web color) (Hex: #B03060) (RGB: 176, 48, 96)
  • Mystic Maroon (Crayola Silver Swirls) (Hex: #AD4379) (RGB: 173, 67, 121)
  • Aztec Maroon (ISCC-NBS) (Hex: #915F6D) (RGB: 145, 95, 109)
  • Dark Red (web color) (Hex: #8B0000) (RGB: 139, 0, 0)
  • MAROON (HTML/CSS) (web color) (Hex: #800000) (RGB: 128, 0, 0)
  • Tibetan Red (Pantone TPX 19-1934) (Hex: #7B1113) (RGB: 125, 52, 67)
  • UP Maroon (University of the Philippines) (Hex: #7B1113) (RGB: 123, 17, 19)
  • Catawba (Maerz & Paul) (Hex: #703642) (RGB: 112, 54, 66)
  • Royal Maroon (British Standards BS 1-079) (Hex: #5A3839) (RGB: 90, 56, 57)



References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 198; Colour Sample of Maroon: Page 37 Plate 7 Color Sample L7
  2. New York Times February 19, 2009—Tibetan Buddhist monks call for boycott of 2009 Tibetan New Year celebrations to protest casualties of 2008 Tibetan unrest (see picture of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist monks):

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