sea green


noun

a clear, light, bluish green.

Nearby words

  1. sea gauge,
  2. sea gooseberry,
  3. sea grant college,
  4. sea grape,
  5. sea grapes,
  6. sea gull, the,
  7. sea hare,
  8. sea heath,
  9. sea hog,
  10. sea holly

Origin of sea green

First recorded in 1590–1600

Related formssea-green, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for sea-green

sea green

noun

  1. a moderate green colour, sometimes with a bluish or yellowish tinge
  2. (as adjective)a sea-green carpet
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Word Origin and History for sea-green

sea-green

n.

as a color, 1590s, from sea + green (adj.). As an adjective from c.1600.

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