8 Colors You've Probably Never Heard of ...

I know kids crayons, colored pencils, and markers always have interesting names etched on them, such as Thistle, Prussian Blue, Melon, and so on. Most of the following 8 colors you’ve probably never heard of have been around for centuries. I find it fascinating to learn about colors that are new to me, but were common decades and decades ago.

8. Icterine

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This name is derived from the Latin word meaning jaundice. It is mostly used when describing birds with yellowish feathers, such as the Icterine Greenbul or the Icterine Warbler. It is an extremely pail hue of yellow.

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