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.
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Origin of cobalt green
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby cobalt green
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