emerald green



a clear, deep-green color.

Origin of emerald green

First recorded in 1875–80
Related formsem·er·ald-green, adjective
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  • The throat is emerald-green, with a patch of crimson in the centre.

    The Western World

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • About his throat was a necklace of emerald-green gems, and his clothing was studded with more of them.

    Despoilers of the Golden Empire

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • One morning, from the emerald-green of a swamp maple, a single branch flamed out a crimson-red.

    Wild Folk

    Samuel Scoville

  • In many cases the mineral shows bright patches of apple-green or emerald-green, due to the presence of chromium.

  • There is a patch on the crown which appears metallic lilac in some lights and emerald-green in others.

    Birds of the Plains

    Douglas Dewar