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Nile green

noun
1.
pale bluish green.
Origin of Nile green
1885-1890
1885-90
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  • Her dress was no longer the Nile green; it was made of brown cloth, and on the front was a row of glistening black buttons.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
  • Soft tones of rose and Nile green appear in his drawing-room.

    The Spinster Book Myrtle Reed
  • She was wearing a gown of Nile green pongee, heavily trimmed with expensive ecru lace.

  • She had put on the Nile green dress, the one in which Daniel saw her for the first time.

    The Goose Man Jacob Wassermann
British Dictionary definitions for Nile green

Nile green

noun
1.
  1. a pale bluish-green colour
  2. (as adjective): a Nile-green dress
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