Apricot (color) facts for kids

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Apricot and cross section
An apricot and its cross section

Apricot is a color that is a representation of the color of the apricot fruit.

Apricot in has been in written use as a color name since 1851.

Where the name came from

The word "apricot" comes from the Arabic Al-birquq, in turn derived from Latin armeniacus, i.e., the fruit from Armenia. The ultimate origin of the apricot fruit was from China.

Meaning of apricot

  • The color apricot represents anything tangy, sweet, and delicious like apricots.


Tones of apricot color comparison chart

Pale Italian Apricot (Albicocca Pallido) (Fantetti & Petracchi ) (Hex: #FFE6E6) (RGB: 255, 230, 230)
Light Italian Apricot (Albicocca Chiaro) (Fantetti & Petracchi ) (Hex: #FFD9B2) (RGB: 255, 217, 178)
Light Apricot (Crayola: Apricot) (Hex: #FDD5B1) (RGB: 253, 213, 177)
APRICOT (Maerz & Paul) (Hex: #FBCEB1) (RGB: 251, 206, 177)
Light Medium Apricot (Apricot Light) (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #F7CDB9) (RGB: 247, 205, 185)
Apricot Ice (Plochere) (Hex: #FAD6A5) (RGB: 250, 214, 165)
Apricot Cream (Plochere) (Hex: #F3E5AB) (RGB: 243, 229, 171)
Rich Apricot (Apricot) (Plochere) (Hex: #FAB57F) (RGB: 250, 181, 127)
Mellow Apricot (British Standards BS 5252 #06E50) (Hex: #F8B878) (RGB: 248, 184, 120)
Italian Apricot (Albicocca) (Fantetti & Petracchi ) (Hex: #FFB280) (RGB: 255, 178, 128)
Apricot Tan (Plochere) (Hex: #E3A857) (RGB: 227, 168, 87)
Medium Apricot (Apricot) (Xona.com color list) (Hex: #EB9373) (RGB: 235, 147, 115)
Deep Apricot (Apricot) (ISCC-NBS #50) (Hex: #ED872D) (RGB: 237, 135, 45)
French Apricot (Apricot) (Pourpre.com) (Hex: #E67E30) (RGB: 230, 126, 48)
British Apricot (Apricot) (British Standards BS 381 #568) (Hex: #E18731) (RGB: 225, 135, 49)
Chinese Apricot (Hex: #E69966) (RGB: 230, 153, 102)
Apricot Buff (Ridgway) (Hex: #D99058) (RGB: 217, 144, 88)





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