memory color
 n.— «Those findings are part of a hierarchy of color sensitivity that starts with the flesh tones and, particularly, faces. After that are the apples, blue sky, green grass and more—commonly called memory colors—that people expect to be spot on.» —“Color Lexmark scientific” by Scott Sloan Herald-Leader (Lexington, Kentucky) Aug. 21, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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