Origin of bice
Related Words for biceolive, blue-green, fir, sap, jade, sage, moss, pine, forest, sea, grass, peacock, apple, spinach, willow, verdigris, malachite, beryl, chartreuse, kelly
Examples from the Web for bice
Contemporary Examples of bice
Apologizing to the BICE is a little bit like preaching to the church choir.Why Pope Francis’s Apology Isn’t Good Enough for Sex Abuse Victims
Barbie Latza Nadeau
April 11, 2014
Historical Examples of bice
I have ever sung, and will for ever sing, the most glorious of His works: and yet, O Bice!Imaginary Conversations and Poems
Walter Savage Landor
The others would all be collected about the fire, but Bice never approached the fire.
The Contessa did not turn her head or change her position when Bice entered.
I was aware that settlements were very troublesome, but I had not thought it possible—Bice!
Bice turned one ear to her patroness with a startled look of interrogation.
- Also called: bice blue a medium blue colour; azurite
- Also called: bice green a yellowish-green colour; malachite
Word Origin for bice
Word Origin and History for bice
"pale blue color," early 15c., shortened from blew bis "blue bice," from French bis "swarthy, brownish-gray" (12c.), cognate with Italian bigio; of unknown origin. Via French combinations azur bis, vert bis the word came into English with a sense of "blue" or "green."