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I think it's different: You can see the color green in multiple ways: Monochromatic light of 520nm wavelength looks green to you, but so does dicromatic light composed of a mixture of yellow (580nm) and blue (440nm). The two situations activate your 3 cone cells in the same way.

When painting, you might 'see' the 520nm green in your scene, but choose paint that is a mixture of yellow and blue to recreate it since the net color looks the same to you. However, the paint will look different from the scene to someone missing (eg) red cones.: Your red cones contributed to the blue+yellow looking green to you, since the yellow paritally activates the red cones.

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