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[bloo-green] /ˈbluˈgrin/
a color about midway between blue and green in the spectrum.
Origin of blue-green
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The neighbors of green are a green-yellow on one hand and a blue-green on the other.

    A Color Notation Albert H. Munsell
  • It was a beautiful planet, perhaps a shade greener than the blue-green of earth.

    Breaking Point

    James E. Gunn
  • The blue-green of the ocean had not so fascinated as the mysticism of this broad view.

    A Man of Two Countries Alice Harriman
  • Lastly she put on the blue-green costume, with the turquoise and jade embroidery.

    The Dust Flower Basil King
  • It is mountain grown, and the bean is large and blue-green in color.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • Finally, he points out that they seem to avoid the blue-green areas.

    Astronomy of To-day Cecil G. Dolmage
  • On the other hand, their colour, blue-green, is that of vegetation.

  • The mass of the foliage is blue-green; these new ones are yellow-green.

    Trees Every Child Should Know Julia Ellen Rogers
  • It bored a blue-green glistening cave in which he laid Sorrow.

    Pilgrim Sorrow Carmen Sylva
  • Peace was in the blue heaven, on the blue-green sea, on the green land.

    The Washer of the Ford Fiona Macleod

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