Cinereous

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Cinereous
 
About these coordinates     Colour coordinates
Hex triplet #98817B
sRGBB  (rgb) (152, 129, 123)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 15, 19, 40)
HSV       (h, s, v) (12°, 19%, 60[1]%)
Source Maerz and Paul[2]
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

Cinereous is a colour, meaning ashy grey in appearance, either consisting of or resembling ashes, or a grey colour tinged with coppery brown. It is derived from the Latin cinereous, from cinis (ashes).

The first recorded use of cinereous as a colour name in English was in 1661.[3]

Cinereous in nature[edit]

Birds

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #98817B (Cinereous):". Web.forret.com. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Color Sample of Cinereous: Page 93 Plate 35 Color Sample A3
  3. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 193; Color Sample of Cinereous: Page 93 Plate 35 Color Sample A3
  4. ^ Goldsmith, Timothy H. "What Birds See" (PDF). Scientific American | July 2006—Article about the tetrachromatic vision of birds. csulb.edu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-12-17. 

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