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[bloo-green] /ˈbluˈgrin/
a color about midway between blue and green in the spectrum.
Origin of blue-green
1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The water in these bays glows a blue-green light created by non-toxic single-cell plankton.
  • Live here, said a voice from the blue-green vastness-whatever it takes.
  • blue-green pots on the patio provide a cool counterpoint to a red trellis on the shed wall.
  • Leaves range from light yellow-green to dark blue-green.
  • Large tree with dark or blue-green foliage and a dense, narrow, conical crown of short branches spreading in close rows.
  • Runoff can also help create a fertile environment for cyanobacteria, also called blue-green algae.
  • Down by the creek, there are usually a lot of blue-green ones.
  • Purple fibers are outside, and blue-green fibers are inside the tumor.
  • The background is, again unusually for him, strongly engaged and engaging: people making merry in blue-green boskiness.
  • Inside are graceful one-story buildings of blue-green stucco and red tile roofs.

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