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moss green

noun
1.
a moderate to dark yellow-green color.
Origin of moss green
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
Related forms
moss-green, adjective
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  • The calyxes are worked in satin stitch with moss green silk, and the lilies-of-the-valley with white silk.

  • Under the stone bridge the water foamed and purled, the ferns and the moss green and brilliant above the foam.

    The Hill of Venus Nathan Gallizier
  • Golden brown, dull gray or moss green are the most artistic for general use.

  • Each had a large rug of plain velvet carpeting; Dotty's rose pink and Dolly's moss green.

    Two Little Women Carolyn Wells

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