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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. 2017.
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  • The genus Dictyonema has gonidia belonging to the blue-green alga, Scytonema.

  • The neighbors of green are a green-yellow on one hand and a blue-green on the other.

    A Color Notation Albert H. Munsell
  • They closed once or twice, opened again, blue-green, expressionless.

    The Firing Line Robert W. Chambers
  • The blue-green of the ocean had not so fascinated as the mysticism of this broad view.

    A Man of Two Countries Alice Harriman
  • We were standing at the side door, where a great Norway fir shakes its blue-green shadows.

    Stories That End Well Octave Thanet
  • Lastly she put on the blue-green costume, with the turquoise and jade embroidery.

    The Dust Flower Basil King
  • It was a beautiful planet, perhaps a shade greener than the blue-green of earth.

    Breaking Point James E. Gunn
  • It is mountain grown, and the bean is large and blue-green in color.

    All About Coffee William H. Ukers
  • From the depths of them flamed a ceaselessly changing radiance of blue-green, purple and violet.

    In the Morning of Time Charles G. D. Roberts
  • The mass of the foliage is blue-green; these new ones are yellow-green.

    Trees Every Child Should Know Julia Ellen Rogers

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