Teal (color)

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Common Teal (A. crecca), drake in nuptial plumage
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Teal is a deep blue-green color; a dark cyan.

Teal gets its name from the colored area around the eyes of the common teal, a member of the duck family.

The first written use of Teal as a color name in English was in 1917.[1]

Meaning of teal[change | edit source]

  • In computers, the color teal represents software that is well-written and efficient with no glitches.

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

  • Light Teal Blue (Teal Blue (Crayola)) (Hex: #18A7B5) (RGB: 24, 167, 181)
  • TEAL (web color) (Hex: #008080) (RGB: 0, 128, 128)
  • Teal Blue (Plochere) (Hex: #367588) (RGB: 54, 117, 136)
  • Steel Teal (Crayola Silver Swirls) (Hex: #5F8A8B) (RGB: 95, 138, 139)
  • Teal Green (www.99colors.net) (Hex: 006D5B) (RGB: 0, 109, 91)

References[change | edit source]

  1. Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 205; color sample of Teal: Page 101 Plate 39 Color Sample L7

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