Top 10 Unusual Color Names


top10_color_vermilionThink you know color names? This article on Merriam-Webster goes beyond red, yellow and blue to bring you the origins for 10 unusual color names.

You might not be surprised to learn that many color names come from flower hues, but can you guess which color name came from the French word for flea? I still don’t know where we got the name for chartreuse.

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