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pea green

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noun
  1. a medium or yellowish green.

Origin of pea green

First recorded in 1745–55
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Examples from the Web for pea green

Historical Examples

  • The bean is small to medium in size, pea-green in color, and not desirable in the cup.

    All About Coffee

    William H. Ukers

  • "Here's the pea-green deity business on," he murmured to himself.

    Lone Pine</p>

    R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend

  • I am glad that every flower is not yellow, and that the sky is not a pea-green.

  • Madame—The difficulty is that pea-green is not sufficiently religious.

  • I can swear to you that I could just as well confess with pea-green under my feet.


British Dictionary definitions for pea green

pea green

noun
    1. a yellowish-green colour
    2. (as adjective)a pea-green teapot
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