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leek-green

[leek-green]
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  1. dull bluish green.
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Origin of leek-green

First recorded in 1655–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for leek-green

Historical Examples

  • It has a leek-green leaf a foot long with a few brown spots.

    The Backwoodsman

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  • He had been wearing their leek-green colors the day she had sat in his lap in her father's courtyard.

    The Unwilling Vestal

    Edward Lucas White

  • Rabbi Eliezar says "between purple-blue and leek-green" (which areharder to distinguish) .