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sea green

a clear, light, bluish green.
Origin of sea green
First recorded in 1590-1600
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sea-green, adjective Unabridged
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  • When the sky in rainy weather is tinged with sea green, the rain will increase; if with blue, it will be showery.

    The Teesdale Angler R Lakeland
  • The two stars into which the telescope splits it are of the beautifully contrasted shades of orange and sea green.

    Astronomy for Young Folks Isabel Martin Lewis
  • Bessie Alden resumed for some moments her studies in sea green.

  • For once her drooping lids fully uncovered the sea green eyes that they were usually at such pains to hide.

    Phyllis Dorothy Whitehill
  • She wore a sea green flat hat and carried a black cat done up in baby's clothes.

    With the Battle Fleet Franklin Matthews
  • To make a background for the second dance, the stage hands had moved in folding wings or screens of sea green.

    The Title Market Emily Post
  • It is about a foot long, its skin of of a pale or sea green colour, with red spots.

    Thalaba the Destroyer Robert Southey
British Dictionary definitions for sea green

sea green

  1. a moderate green colour, sometimes with a bluish or yellowish tinge
  2. (as adjective): a sea-green carpet
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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