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pistachio green

  1. a light or medium shade of yellow green.
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Origin of pistachio green

First recorded in 1790–1800
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • A few green stones are found in Brazil and these may be of an absinthe-green or of a pistachio-green tint.

    A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public

    Frank Bertram Wade

  • The colour is green, grey, brown or nearly black, but usually a characteristic shade of yellowish-green or pistachio-green.

  • Merck's preparation is made from rhizomes of a pistachio-green color inside, and only the crop of each current year is used.

    Merck's 1899 Manual

    Merck & Co.