Amber is a brownish yellow color. Many cats have green eyes but those with amber eyes are likely to have yellow or white fur.

Amber is also a translucent golden or honeyed-yellow colored gemstone, often used to make jewelry. That's where the color amber gets its name. Amber comes from the ocean floor — most of it is harvested from the Baltic Sea off the coast of Russia. The most likely origin of amber is the Latin word for "bitter," amarus, as the color yellow was often associated with bitterness and envy.

Definitions of amber
  1. noun
    a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin; used for jewelry
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    type of:
    natural resin
    a plant exudate
  2. noun
    a deep yellow color
    “an amber light illuminated the room”
    synonyms: gold
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    type of:
    yellow, yellowness
    yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
  3. adjective
    of a medium to dark brownish yellow color
    synonyms: brownish-yellow, yellow-brown
    being or having or characterized by hue
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