Lion (color)

    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #C19A6B
sRGBB  (rgb) (193, 154, 107)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 45, 20, 24)
HSV       (h, s, v) (33°, 45%, 76[1]%)
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)
A male lion in Namibia

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

The lion is a feline top predator found in Africa. 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.[2]

The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Lion (color sample #76).


  1. ^ Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #C19A6B (Lion):
  2. ^ 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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