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moss green

a moderate to dark yellow-green color.
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moss-green, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Dauphin Island and Mobile Point were moss-green and pearly white.

    Kincaid's Battery George W. Cable
  • Most of the houses are of distempered rose-colour at the top and moss-green at the bottom.

    Venice Dorothy Menpes
  • The thick, moss-green leaves were soft and heavy as velvet to the touch.

    Plowing On Sunday Sterling North
  • His companion's were moss-green, and his waist scarf was scarlet.

    The Fortunate Isles Mary Stuart Boyd
  • She wore a very simply made dress of moss-green velveteen, high to the throat, and relieved by a deep falling collar of old point.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • The clerk came back with the necklace, which he laid on the moss-green cloth that covered the show-case.

    Their Son; The Necklace Eduardo Zamacois
  • The cup was nicked and battered, bright on the sides, moss-green on the bottom.

  • The carpet comes in Pompeiian red, with moss-green and peacock-blue patterns.

  • The colors now in vogue for hall carpets are crimson or Pompeiian reds, with small figures of moss-green or peacock-blue.

  • To the right, giant trees, a chaos of mazy, moss-green branches set with the golden-green buttons of the leaf buds.

    The Song of Songs Hermann Sudermann

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