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Meaning of yellow

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: of the color intermediate between green and orange in the
             color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an
             egg yolk [syn: {yellow}, {yellowish}, {xanthous}]
      2: easily frightened [syn: {chicken}, {chickenhearted}, {lily-
         livered}, {white-livered}, {yellow}, {yellow-bellied}]
      3: changed to a yellowish color by age; "yellowed parchment"
         [syn: {yellow}, {yellowed}]
      4: typical of tabloids; "sensational journalistic reportage of
         the scandal"; "yellow press" [syn: {scandalmongering},
         {sensationalistic}, {yellow(a)}]
      5: cowardly or treacherous; "the little yellow stain of
         treason"-M.W.Straight; "too yellow to stand and fight"
      6: affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc [syn:
         {jaundiced}, {icteric}, {yellow}]
      n 1: yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the
           hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons [syn: {yellow},
      v 1: turn yellow; "The pages of the book began to yellow"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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