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sea green

a clear, light, bluish green.
Origin of sea green
First recorded in 1590-1600
Related forms
sea-green, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for sea green
Historical Examples
  • Bessie Alden resumed for some moments her studies in sea green.

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

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


    Dorothy Whitehill
  • 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
  • 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
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
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