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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. 2017.
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  • These branches or joints are four inches or more in length, cylindrical and yellow-green.

    The Fantastic Clan John James Thornber
  • Again he met a yellow-green stare, but he sensed a change in them.

    Storm Over Warlock Andre Norton
  • The vial showed a few drops of a yellow-green fluid in the bottom.

    The President Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Its yellow-green needles are in twos, and are from one to three inches in length.

    Wild Life on the Rockies Enos A. Mills
  • From the crown of the root-stock arise the fronds, which are of a yellow-green colour when they are young.

    How to Know the Ferns S. Leonard Bastin
  • The mass of the foliage is blue-green; these new ones are yellow-green.

    Trees Every Child Should Know Julia Ellen Rogers
  • It had been torn bodily from the earth, and now the roots were packed with damp moss, yellow-green.

    The Garden of Eden Max Brand
  • The joints or branches are three to six inches long and are yellow-green.

    The Fantastic Clan John James Thornber
  • The girl looked away over the shimmering lake of yellow-green corn.

  • But in the willows there was just the suspicion of yellow-green.

    Kashmir Sir Francis Edward Younghusband

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