sap green

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noun

a green pigment obtained from the juice of buckthorn berries, used chiefly in dyes for wood, paper, and textiles.

Nearby words

  1. saorstat eireann,
  2. saorstát éireann,
  3. saoshyant,
  4. sap,
  5. sap bush,
  6. sap orchard,
  7. sapajou,
  8. sapanwood,
  9. sapele,
  10. saphar

Origin of sap green

First recorded in 1570–80

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