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eau de nil

/ əʊ də niːl /

noun

    1. a pale yellowish-green colour
    2. ( as adjective )

      eau-de-nil walls



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Word History and Origins

Origin of eau de nil1

French, literally: water of (the) Nile
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Example Sentences

The peacock brocade, the eau de Nil, the crocus yellow, but once—twice at the uttermost.

A brown colour, or "eau de nil," might appear to come out of the range of matching.

Miss Douce said yes, sitting with his ex, pearl grey and eau de Nil.

The eau-de-nil of dawn found us on the edge of shivering, but the day warmed rapidly.

She heard the judge's daughter speak of eau de nil chiffon, and a hat turned up at the side.

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