Webster 1913 Edition
Being of a bright saffronlike color; of the color of gold or brass; having the hue of that part of the rainbow, or of the solar spectrum, which is between the orange and the green.
yellowhair was browded [braided] in a tress.
A sweaty reaper from his tillage brought
First fruits, the green ear and the
First fruits, the green ear and the
The line of
yellowlight dies fast away.
a fatal affection of the liver, in which it undergoes fatty degeneration, and becomes rapidly smaller and of a deep yellow tinge. The marked symptoms are black vomit, delirium, convulsions, coma, and jaundice.–
a North American fresh-water bass (–
Morone interrupta) native of the lower parts of the Mississippi and its tributaries. It is yellow, with several more or less broken black stripes or bars. Called also
Persian berry, under
a gold coin, as a guinea.
a European labiate plant (–
the European yellow-hammer.–
a yellow catfish; especially, the bashaw.–
a hydrous sulphate of iron; – called also–
Yellow copper ore,
a sulphide of copper and iron; copper pyrites. See–
a yellow-flowered, cruciferous plant (–
Barbarea praecox), sometimes grown as a salad plant.
See the Note under–
a yellowish clay, colored by iron, sometimes used as a yellow pigment.–
a malignant, contagious, febrile disease of warm climates, attended with jaundice, producing a yellow color of the skin, and with the black vomit. See–
Black vomit, in the Vocabulary.
The yellow fever. See under 2d
The quarantine flag. See under–
any one of several species of American social wasps of the genus–
Vespa, in which the color of the body is partly bright yellow. These wasps are noted for their irritability, and for their painful stings.
Yellow lead ore
Muntz metal, under
an impure, earthy variety of brown iron ore, which is used as a pigment.–
a yellow-flowered plant (–
Chrysanthemum segetum) closely related to the oxeye daisy.
the common American perch. See–
any of several kinds of pine; also, their yellowish and generally durable timber. Among the most common are valuable species are–
Pinus palustrisof the Eastern and Southern States, and
Pinus Arizonicaof the Rocky Mountains and Pacific States.
the golden plover.–
an oxide of mercury which is thrown down as an amorphous yellow powder on adding corrosive sublimate to limewater.–
a small American rail (–
Porzana Noveboracensis) in which the lower parts are dull yellow, darkest on the breast. The back is streaked with brownish yellow and with black, and spotted with white. Called also
a greenish or yellowish European stone fly of the genus–
Chloroperla; – so called by anglers.
a West Indian boa (–
Chilobothrus inornatus) common in Jamaica. It becomes from eight to ten long. The body is yellowish or yellowish green, mixed with black, and anteriorly with black lines.
A small yellowish spot with a central pit, the fovea centralis, in the center of the retina where vision is most accurate. See
A small American butterfly (–
Polites Peckius) of the Skipper family. Its wings are brownish, with a large, irregular, bright yellow spot on each of the hind wings, most conspicuous beneath. Called also
Peck’s skipper. See Illust. under
any one of several species of crested titmice of the genus–
Machlolophus, native of India. The predominating colors of the plumage are yellow and green.
any one of several species of American warblers of the genus–
Dendroicain which the predominant color is yellow, especially
Dendroica aestiva, which is a very abundant and familiar species; – called also
summer warbler, and
yellow oxide of mercury suspended in water, – a mixture prepared by adding corrosive sublimate to limewater.–
The European willow warbler.
The European wood warbler.
A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green.“A long motley coat guarded with yellow.”
A yellow pigment.
King's yellow, etc.
a yellow amorphous pigment, used in oil, porcelain, and enamel painting, consisting of a basic lead metantimonate, obtained by fusing together tartar emetic lead nitrate, and common salt.–
a yellow pigment consisting essentially of a lead oxychloride; – called also
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To make yellow; to cause to have a yellow tinge or color; to dye yellow.
To become yellow or yellower.
Webster 1828 Edition