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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yel·low, n.
 1. 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.”
 2. A yellow pigment.
 Cadmium yellow, Chrome yellow, Indigo yellow, King's yellow, etc.  See under Cadmium, Chrome, etc.
 Naples yellow, 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.
 Patent yellow Old Chem., a yellow pigment consisting essentially of a lead oxychloride; -- called also Turner's yellow.