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bottle green

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noun
  1. a deep green.

Origin of bottle green

First recorded in 1810–20
Related formsbot·tle-green, adjective
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Examples from the Web for bottle green

Historical Examples

  • The bottle-green suit had been brushed, ready for the morrow.

    The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby

    Charles Dickens

  • I am matching your ties and socks for your bottle-green suit, sir.

    The Rough Road

    William John Locke

  • Not a break appeared in the wall of bottle-green that was the forest at their back.

    The Phantom Violin

    Roy J. Snell

  • It had a bottle-green body and silver wings that glistened like glass in the sun.

    Gypsy Flight

    Roy J. Snell

  • He wore a bottle-green redingote, buttoned to the chin, and a stovepipe hat.


British Dictionary definitions for bottle green

bottle green

noun, adjective
    1. a dark green colour
    2. (as adjective)a bottle-green car
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