apple green



a clear, light green.

Origin of apple green

First recorded in 1805–15 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for apple green

Contemporary Examples of apple green

Historical Examples of apple green

  • She would never have that shawl with the apple-green border now.

    Our Frank

    Amy Walton

  • The door—an apple-green door—was opened by a maid as trim as Ann.

  • At first it looks like a shapeless mass of apple-green jelly.

    Marvels of Pond-life

    Henry J. Slack

  • Grass-green any one may understand, but I am always puzzled by apple-green.

    Wood and Garden

    Gertrude Jekyll

  • His apple-green coat glittered with a profusion of embroidery.

British Dictionary definitions for apple green

apple green


  1. a bright light green or moderate yellowish-green
  2. (as adjective)an apple-green carpet
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