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sage green

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noun
  1. grayish to yellowish green.

Origin of sage green

First recorded in 1800–10
Related formssage-green, adjective
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Examples from the Web for sage green

Historical Examples

  • Cattle were feeding among the smooth, straw-colored or sage-green hills.

    Wayside Courtships

    Hamlin Garland

  • Purple and sage-green ornaments on indigo ground; outlines in gold.

    Color Value

    C. R. Clifford

  • And in place of her white satin a simple Callot gown of sage-green cloth was fastened about her girlhood the last time.

  • The roar of a waterfall came to her ears, and afar on the sage-green carpet of the lower mesa a horseman was galloping swiftly.

  • It is plain the severe young woman in the sage-green gown has not even noticed the dangerous remark.