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6 Types of Chartreuse

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Chartreuse is a spectral color between green and yellow. It is named for the color of a French liqueur made by the Carthusian Monks at the Grande Chartreuse monastery in the Chartreuse Mountains since 1737. Chartreuse has been used as a color name in English since at least 1884. It is one of the original 140 color names supported by web browsers and is therefore a well known and widely used color. The following are variations of chartreuse.
Chartreuse
#7fff00
(web color)
Chartreuse Yellow
#dfff00
Bright Chartreuse
#dfff11
Chartreuse Green
#c1f80a
Chartreuse Shot
#dad000
Green-Yellow
#adff2f
Overview: Chartreuse
Type
Definition
A spectral color between green and yellow named for the color of a traditional French liqueur.
Associations
Associated with the traditional French liqueurs Green Chartreuse and Yellow Chartreuse that are aged with 130 herbs, plants and flowers.
Yellow chartreuse is a safety color used for visibility on firetrucks and traffic safety vests.
Early LED lights were often a green chartreuse color.
Chartreuse resembles the color of Spring buds and may inspire feelings of nature, youth, growth and energy.
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