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COLOURS
Name Description  

AENEOUS:
AKA:
ALBICANT: 
ALBUGINEOUS: 
AMBER:
AMETHYST:
AQUAMARINE:
ARGENT:
ATROUS: 
AURULENT: 
AZULINE:
AZURA:
AZURE:

shining bronze colour 
greenish colour; of creeper or vine
(Maori) 
whitish; becoming white 
like the white of an eye or an egg; white-coloured 
dark warm brown
purple or violet
greenish-blue
the heraldic colour silver or white 
jet black 
gold-coloured 
blue
colour of a clear blue sky 
light or sky blue; the heraldic colour blue 

BADIOUS: 
BAY: 
BEIGE: 
BLACK: 
BRUNNEOUS: 
BURGUNDY: 
BURNET:

chestnut-coloured
reddish-brown
light creamy white-brown
of the darkest colour; jet, coal
dark brown 
wine colour
dark brown; dark woollen cloth 

CAESIOUS:
CANDIDA:
CARDINAL:
CASSIS:
CASTANEOUS:
CASTORY:
CELADON:
CELESTE:
CERULEAN:
CESIOUS:
CHARCOAL:
CHESTNUT:
CHLOROCHROUS:
CHRYSOCHLOROUS: 
CIARA:
CINERIOUS:
CITREOUS:
CITRINE:
COBALT:
COCCINEOUS:
COFFEE:
COLUMBINE:
COPPER:
COQUELICOT:
CORAL: 
CORBEAU:
CRAMOISY:
CRETACEOUS:
CRIMSON:
CROCEATE:
CRYSTAL:
CYANEOUS:

bluish or greyish green 
white (Latin)
deep scarlet red colour 
rich green woody colour
chestnut-coloured 
brown colour; brown dye derived from beaver pelts 
pale green; pale green glazed pottery 
sky blue 
sky-blue; dark blue; sea-green 
bluish-grey 
very dark grey
reddish-brown
green-coloured 
greenish-gold
deep golden yellow
ashen; ash-grey 
lemon-coloured; lemony 
dark greenish-yellow 
deep blue colour
bright red 
light brown
of or like a dove; dove-coloured
reddish-brown colour
brilliant red; poppy red 
yellowish-pink
blackish green
crimson 
of or resembling chalk; of a whitish colour 
deep vivid red
saffron-coloured 
transparent pearly colour
sky blue

EBURNEAN:
ERYTHRAEAN:

of or like ivory; ivory-coloured 
reddish colour 

 

FERRUGINOUS:
FILEMOT:
FLAMMEOUS:
FLAVESCENT:
FULVOUS:
FUCHSIA:
FUSCOUS:

of the colour of rust; impregnated with iron 
dead-leaf colour; dull brown 
flame-coloured 
yellowish or turning yellow 
dull yellow; tawny
purplish red
brown; tawny; dingy 

 

GARNET:
GENJI:
GHITA:
GLAUCOUS:
GOLD:
GOLDENROD:
GREIGE:
GRIDELIN:
GRISEOUS:
GWEN:

red, yellow or green
gold (Manadrin Chinese)
reddish-blue
sea-green; greyish-blue
deep bright yellow
dark golden yellow 
of a grey-beige colour 
violet-grey 
pearl-grey or blue-grey; grizzled 
white (Welsh)

 

HAEMATIC: 
HAZEL: 
HEATHER: 
HUNTER: 
HYACINTHINE: 

blood-coloured 
greenish-brown
pinkish-purple
deep green
of a blue or purple colour

 

IANTHINE: 
ICTERINE: 
ICTERITIOUS: 
INCARNADINE: 
INDIGO: 
INFUSCATE: 
IONA: 
ISABELLINE: 
IVORY: 

violet-coloured 
yellowish or marked with yellow
jaundiced; yellow 
carnation-coloured; blood-red 
deep violet-blue 
clouded or tinged with brown; obscured; cloudy brown colour
violet-blue
greyish yellow
yellowish, creamy-white

JACINTA:
JACINTHE: 
JADE:
JADZIA: 
JESSAMY:

purple (Spanish)
orange colour
luxurious green
pale green
yellow like a jasmine

 

KHAKI:
KYOKO:

light brown or tan
apricot (Japanese)

 

LATERITIOUS: 
LAVENDER: 
LEUCOCHROIC: 
LIARD: 
LILAC: 
LILIA: 
LODEN: 
LOVAT: 
LUCIA:
LURID: 
LUTEOLOUS: 
LUTEOUS: 
LUTESCENT: 

brick-red
pale or light bluish-[urple colour
white or pale-coloured 
grey; dapple-grey 
light purple
creamy-yellow
bright metallic colour
grey-green; blue-green 
ocean blue (Italian)
red-yellow; yellow-brown 
yellowish 
golden-yellow
yellowish

MAGENTA: 
MAHOGANY: 
MAIZE:á
MAROON: 
MAUVE: 
MAZARINE: 
MELANIC: 
MELICHROUS: 
MELINE: 
MINIACEOUS: 
MINIUM: 
MINK:á 
MODENA: 
MOREL: 
MYA: 

reddish purple 
reddish-brown
yellow
brownish crimson 
light bluish purple 
rich blue or reddish-blue colour 
black; very dark 
having a honey-like colour
canary-yellow 
colour of reddish lead 
vermilion; red lead
luxurious brown 
crimson
dark-coloured horse; blackish colour
Emerald (Burmese)

NACARAT: 
NANKEEN: 
NIGRICANT: 
NIGRINE: 
NIVEOUS:

bright orange-red 
buff-coloured; durable buff-coloured cotton 
of a blackish colour
black 
snowy; white 

 

OCHRE: 
OCHROLEUCOUS: 
OLIVE: 
OLIVACEOUS: 
OR: 
ORAN: 
ORANGE:

yellowish or yellow-brown colour
yellowish white 
yellow-green
olive-coloured
heraldic colour gold or yellow
very pale
reddish-yellow

 

PAVONATED: 
PERIWINKLE:á 
PERSE:
PHOENICEOUS: 
PICEOUS:
PINK:
PLUM:
PLUMBEOUS: 
PONCEAU:
PORPHYROUS: 
PORRACEOUS: 
PRASINOUS: 
PRIMROSE:
PUCCOON: 
PUCE:
PUNICEOUS: 
PURPURE:
PURPUREAL: 
PYRRHOUS:

peacock-blue
blue
dark blue or bluish-grey; cloth of such a colour 
bright scarlet-red colour
like pitch; inflammable; reddish black 
pale reddish colour
dark reddish-purple
leaden; lead-coloured
poppy red 
purple 
leek-green
leek-green colour
pale yellow 
blood-root; dark red colour 
brownish-purple; purplish-pink
bright or purplish red
heraldic colour purple 
purple 
reddish; ruddy 

RED:
RHODOPSIN:
ROYAL:
RUBIGINOUS:
RUBIOUS:
RUBY:
RUFOUS:
RUSSET:
RUST:

of a group of reddish colours
visual purple
deep blue
rusty-coloured 
ruby red; rusty 
deep red transparent colour
reddish or brownish-red 
reddish brown 
strong reddish brown

 

SABLE: 
SAFFRON:
SANGUINEOUS:
SAPPHIRE:
SARCOLINE:
SCARLET:
SEPIA:
SIENNA:
SILVER:
SINOPIA:
SLATE:
SMALT:
SMARAGDINE:
SOLFERINO:
SORREL:
SPADICEOUS:
STAMMEL:
STRAMINEOUS:
SUEDE:
SULPHUREOUS:

black; dark; of a black colour in heraldry 
orange-yellow 
bloody; of or relating to blood; blood-red
deep pure blue 
flesh-coloured
deep red
fine brown
reddish brown
greyish-white metallic colour
preparatory drawing for a fresco; reddish-brown colour 
dull dark blue-grey 
deep blue 
emerald green 
purplish red 
reddish-brown; light chestnut
chestnut-coloured
coarse woollen fabric, usually dyed red; bright red colour
strawy; light; worthless; straw-coloured
light beige 
bright yellow 

TAN: 
TAUPE:
TAWNY:
TEAL:
TERRACOTTA:
TESTACEOUS:
THISTLE:
TITIAN:
TOPAZ:
TURQUOISE:

tawny browná
brownish-grey 
brownish-yellow
greenish-blue 
reddish-brown
of or having a hard shell; brick-red 
milky cream colour
red-gold or reddish-brown 
dark yellow 
blue-green 

 

ULTRAMARINE: 
UMBER:

deep blue 
brownish red

VERDI:
VERMEIL:
VERMILION:
VINACEOUS:
VINOUS:
VIOLACEOUS:
VIOLET:
VIRESCENT:
VIRID:
VIRIDIAN:
VITELLARY:

green
bright red; scarlet; vermilion 
bright red 
wine-coloured 
deep red; burgundy 
violet-coloured 
bluish purple
green 
green
chrome green
bright yellow

WALLFLOWER: 
WATCHET: 
WHEATEN: 
WHEY: 
WILLOW:
WILLOWISH: 

yellowish-red 
pale blue 
the golden colour of ripe wheat
off-white 
green
of the colour of willow leaves 

XANTHIC: 
XANTHUS:

yellow; yellowish 
yellow (Greek)

ZINNOBER

chrome green

PERIOD MONGOLIAN NAMES OF COLOURS
Name Description Name Description

Koke
Ulagan
Bora
Shria
Alagh
Qulan

Blue
Red
Grey
Yellow
Dappled Or Mottled
Roan And White

Chagan
Qara
Altan
Al
Mongo

White
Black
Gold Or Golden
Crimson
Silver

ABENAKI COLOURS  (Algonquin Native American Language)
Name Description Name Description

Mkuigen
Wl˘wigen
Wiz˘wigen
Askaskuigan
W˘bigen

Red
Blue
Yellow
Green 
White 

Mkazawigen
Wdam˘˘bamegua
Min˘bowigen
Wibguigen

Black 
Brown 
Violet
Grey

LAKHOTA COLOURS
Name Description Name Description
to
zi to
ska
`sa mna
blue
green 
white
pink 
`sa
`gi
sapa
zi
red 
brown
black 
yellow
COLOURS IN CHEROKEE
Name Description Name Description

Gvnagei
Sagonigei
Uwodige
Dalonigei
Itseiyusdi
Usgolv Sagonige
Asalonige

Black
Blue 
Brown 
Gold
Green 
Grey 
Orange 

Gigageiyusdi
Gigesdi
Gigage
Adelv Unegv
Unega
Dalonige

Pink
Purple
Red
Silver
White 
Yellow 

COLOURS IN AYMARA (Native American Andean language)
Name Description Name Description

Qhana
Janq'u
Janq'ulla
Ch'amaka
Ch'iyara
Churi
Allqa
Chupika
Ch'ux˝a
Q'illu
Larama
Qaqa

Clear
White
Whitish
Dark 
Black
Pale color
2 colours
Red
Green
Yellow
Dark blue
Grey

Sajuna
Ch'ixi
Qupa
Millu
Paqu
Arumita
Ch'umpi
Uqi
Laqampu
Qhisti
K'ulli
Chuchi

Blue
Black & White 
Green (Emerald)
Beige
Blondie
Orange
Coffee
Gray 
Sky blue
Blacken
Purple
Clear Brown

OJIBWE COLOURS
Name Description Name Description

Misskwa
Mukaday

Red
Black

Wabiska
Ozawahn

White
Yellow

BASQUE NAMES OF COLOURS
Name Description Name Description

Beltz
Zuri
Gorri
Ferde
Urdin
Hori

Black
White
Red
Green
Blue
Yellow

Arrosa
Liranja
Gorrimotel
Gris
Uher

Pink
Orange
Weak Red
Gray
Dark Grey

COLOURS IN PERSIAN
Name Description Name Description

Arang
Arousha
Azarang

Colour
White, Bright
Flame-coloured, Red

Azur
Zarin

Blue
Golden

COLOURS IN EUSKERA
Name Description Name Description

Txuri
Beltz
Urdina
Berde
Gorri

White
Black 
Blue 
Green 
Red 

Marroi
Grisa
Arrosa
Laranja
More

Brown 
Grey 
Pink 
Orange 
Purple

GAELIC NAMES FOR COLOUR
Masculine Feminine Meaning

Ban (Bahn)
Buadh (Booĺa)
Breac (Breck)
Donn (Town)
Dubh (Doo)
Glas
Ruadh (Rooĺa)

Bhan (Vahn)
Bhuadh (Vooĺa)
Bhreac (Vreck)
Dhonn (Ghown)
Dhubh (Ghoo)
Glahss
Ruadh (Rooĺa)

Light Colour, White
Yellow
Brindle, Parti
Nut Brown
Black
Grey
Red

 

:: Male & Female Colour Names :: More Colour Names :: Period Mongolian Names Of Colours ::
:: Abenaki Colours :: Lakhota Colours :: Colours In Cherokee :: Colours In Aymara :: Ojibwe Colours ::
:: Basque Names Of Colours :: Colours In Persian :: Colours In Euskera :: Gaelic Names For Colour ::
:: Female Names That Mean Golden :: 16th Century Italian Colour Names :: Colour Names Links ::
:: White Names :: Silvery Names :: Back to NATURE NAMES ::

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