shell pink

shell pink
noun
1. : a variable color averaging a light yellowish pink that is yellower and slightly stronger than petal pink and slightly lighter and stronger than opera pink
2. of textiles : a strong yellowish pink

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shell-pink, adj.
delicate whitish to yellow pink.
[1885-90]

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shell pink noun
A pale yellow-tinged shade of pink
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Main Entry:shell

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shell pink,
a soft, delicate pink with a tinge of yellow.

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n. a delicate pale pink

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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