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emerald green

noun
1.
a clear, deep-green color.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
Related forms
emerald-green, adjective
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • The foreground, to the footlights, was covered with emerald green cloth.
  • The minted yogurt cheese the author recommends in place of sour cream will add beautiful white swirls to the emerald green soup.
  • We're doing our best with him, making him a rich emerald green, so that he looks strong and powerful.
  • Thicker chunks glow emerald green, bejeweled by algae.
  • Most of the people here make a good living growing potatoes and grazing their cows on the emerald green land.
  • The emerald green sea slug steals the genes and photosynthetic factories from a type of algae that it eats.
  • Here, tourists find emerald green hills cascading toward the sea.
  • The yellow color from the sulfur combines with the reflected blue light, making the hot spring appear a magnificent emerald green.
  • The adult beetle has a shiny emerald green body with a coppery red or purple abdomen.
  • Color varies but adults are usually bronze or golden green overall, with metallic, emerald green wing covers.
Encyclopedia Article for emerald green

brilliant green

a triphenylmethane dye of the malachite-green series (see malachite green) used in dilute solution as a topical antiseptic. Brilliant green is effective against gram-positive microorganisms. It has also been used to dye silk and wool. It occurs as small, shiny, golden crystals soluble in water or alcohol.

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