- the permanent green color made from chromic oxide, or any similar pigment made largely from chromic oxide, used chiefly in printing textiles.
Origin of chrome green
First recorded in 1875–80
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Immature males sometimes present a curiously mottled appearance with chrome-green and red intermingled.The Birds of Washington (Volume 1 of 2)
William Leon Dawson
Chrome-green disTake one gallon of water, thicken with 18 ounces of starch; boil3.
Chrome-green disTwo pounds and a half of powdered nitrate of lead,3.
- any green pigment made by mixing lead chromate with Prussian blue
- any green pigment containing chromic oxide
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