Lion (color)

Lion is a color that is a representation of the average color of the fur of a lion.

About these coordinates     Color coordinates
Hex triplet#DECC9C
sRGBB (r, g, b)(222, 204, 156)
HSV (h, s, v)(44°, 30%, 87%)
CIELChuv (L, C, h)(82, 39, 69°)
ISCC–NBS descriptorpink
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
A male lion in Namibia

The lion is a feline top predator found in Africa and India. The lion was poetically called the king of beasts in the great chain of being, one of the bases of medieval philosophy in Western civilization.

The first recorded use of lion as a color name in English was in 1551.[1]


  1. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 198; Color Sample of Lion: Page 49 Plate 13 Color Sample G7

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