What Colors Make Teal?

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Teal is created by mixing green and blue with a white base. Teal is a moderately dark bluish-green hue, and it has minimal saturation levels. It's also referred to as teal blue or dark cyan.

The color teal gets its name from the color found on the outside of the eyes of the common teal, which is a kind of duck. Coral pink is the color that is complementary to teal. Teal emerged in 1987 as one of the original HTML/CSS web colors used in computer programming. 1917 was the first year the color was first referred to as "teal" in the English language.