moss green

Origin of moss green

First recorded in 1880–85
Related formsmoss-green, adjective
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Examples from the Web for moss green

Historical Examples of moss green

  • Most of the houses are of distempered rose-colour at the top and moss-green at the bottom.

    Venice

    Dorothy Menpes

  • The thick, moss-green leaves were soft and heavy as velvet to the touch.

    Plowing On Sunday

    Sterling North

  • His companion's were moss-green, and his waist scarf was scarlet.

    The Fortunate Isles

    Mary Stuart Boyd

  • The cup was nicked and battered, bright on the sides, moss-green on the bottom.

  • Dauphin Island and Mobile Point were moss-green and pearly white.

    Kincaid's Battery

    George W. Cable