cobalt green


noun

a medium, yellowish-green color.
Also called zinc green. a pigment used in painting consisting mainly of oxides of cobalt and zinc, characterized chiefly by its green color, fast drying rate, permanence, and lack of tinting strength.

Nearby words

  1. cobalt,
  2. cobalt 60,
  3. cobalt bloom,
  4. cobalt blue,
  5. cobalt bomb,
  6. cobalt violet deep,
  7. cobalt violet light,
  8. cobalt yellow,
  9. cobaltammine,
  10. cobaltic

Origin of cobalt green

First recorded in 1870–75

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