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[yel-oh-green] /ˈyɛl oʊˈgrin/
a color containing both yellow and green.
of the color yellow-green.
Origin of yellow-green
First recorded in 1760-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Again he met a yellow-green stare, but he sensed a change in them.

    Storm Over Warlock Andre Norton
  • The oaks in the park are just thickening with yellow-green buds.

  • Its yellow-green needles are in twos, and are from one to three inches in length.

    Wild Life on the Rockies Enos A. Mills
  • The mass of the foliage is blue-green; these new ones are yellow-green.

    Trees Every Child Should Know Julia Ellen Rogers
  • The joints or branches are three to six inches long and are yellow-green.

    The Fantastic Clan John James Thornber
  • But in the willows there was just the suspicion of yellow-green.


    Sir Francis Edward Younghusband
  • Let us say that this green is technically a yellow-green, since it is in the sun.

    Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning Willard Huntington Wright
  • She saw the great tigers, and caught the yellow-green sheen of their eyes.

    Rose of Dutcher's Coolly

    Hamlin Garland
  • These efficiencies are in terms of the most efficient (yellow-green) light.

    Artificial Light M. Luckiesh
  • The vial showed a few drops of a yellow-green fluid in the bottom.

    The President

    Alfred Henry Lewis

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