Lemon is a bright pure yellow that corresponds to the color of the fruit of the same name. This is a spectral color and hue that can be represented with pure light with a wavelength of about 579 nanometers. The color lemon is perceived as having similar qualities to the fruit. For example, it might be described as fresh and tangy. Lemon is a well-known color name that has been used since at least 1598. The following palette includes lemon and a few similar or thematically related colors.
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