Cinereous

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 cinereus, from cinis (ashes).

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

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

Cinereous in nature

Birds

See also

References

  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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