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emerald green

a clear, deep-green color.
Origin of emerald green
First recorded in 1875-80
Related forms
emerald-green, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A young woman, dressed in emerald green, sat at a table against the opposite wall.

    The Blue Germ Martin Swayne
  • Side by side are lakelets, one of deep blue, the other of emerald green.

  • Gown of emerald green satin appliqud with velvet shamrocks of a darker shade.

    The Evolution of Fashion Florence Mary Gardiner
  • The Gong-Bearer may be in royal yellow, and Chorus in emerald green.

    Six One-Act Plays Margaret Scott Oliver
  • No one really cares about great cauliflower suns, and startling contrasts of blazing purple and emerald green.

    The Galaxy Various
  • If there is any circulation, there should be an emerald green discoloration of the cornea of the eye.

    The Social Gangster Arthur B. Reeve
  • They were sitting on a bench under a great fir that overlooked a deserted playground, emerald green with new grass.

    The Hidden Places Bertrand W. Sinclair
  • A fine weevil, (an undescribed species of Eupholus,) of rich blue and emerald green colours, banded with black.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • Mrs. Heap wore a stunning gown of emerald green satin with the bodice combined with lace.

    News Writing M. Lyle Spencer
  • The valley swarms with these "winged jewels" of varied hues, from the emerald green of Pichincha to the white of Chimborazo.

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