- a medium or yellowish green.
Origin of pea green
First recorded in 1745–55
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Examples from the Web for pea green
The bean is small to medium in size, pea-green in color, and not desirable in the cup.All About Coffee
William H. Ukers
"Here's the pea-green deity business on," he murmured to himself.Lone Pine
R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend
I am glad that every flower is not yellow, and that the sky is not a pea-green.Folly as It Flies
Madame—The difficulty is that pea-green is not sufficiently religious.
I can swear to you that I could just as well confess with pea-green under my feet.
- a yellowish-green colour
- (as adjective)a pea-green teapot
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