Color your World: Maroon

Maroon is a dark brownish red  which takes its name from the French word marron, or chestnut.

The Oxford English Dictionary describes it as a brownish crimson or claret color. The first recorded use of maroon as a color name in English was in 1789.

Crayola produced this  crayon in the  beginning of 1949.IMG_3536badge





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