Definition of Citreous

1. having a lemonlike color [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Citreous

citrate (pro-3S)-lyase deacetylase
citrate (pro-3S)-lyase ligase
citrate (si)-synthase
citrate aldolase
citrate cleavage enzyme
citrate intoxication
citrate lyase
citrate permease
citrate synthase
citrated
citrated calcium carbimide
citrates
citrating
citration
citrations
citreous (current term)
citric
citric acid
citric acid cycle
citric acid urine test
citriculture
citricultures
citriculturist
citriculturists
citridesmolase
citrin
citrination
citrinations
citrine
citrines

Literary usage of Citreous

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1. The Architects' and Builders' Handbook: Data for Architects, Structural by Frank Eugene Kidder (1921)
"This material is made of citreous clay in tesseral pieces representing the tessera- oí the Roman mosaics. It is made into regular tiles ranging from H to ? ..."

2. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"Cirrhose also means resembling or coiling like tendrils, as the leaf. stalks of Virgin's-bower. More properly Cirrus and Cirrose. citreous, lemon-yellow. ..."

3. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1891)
"... three varieties of each : the albus, aureus, and citreous.) Some of these microorganisms are now very widely and generally distributed in thickly ..."

4. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1892)
"Frankel has found the staphylococcus pyogenes citreous of Passet and the staphylococcus of Rosenbach, but they afford nothing of a special nature. ..."

5. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1880)
"After about 350 feet of pretty pure limestone, the beds are concealed for some distance, and when again seen are largely made up of cal- A citreous flaggy ..."

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