Malachite green
Malachite Mal"a*chite, n. [Fr. Gr. mala`chh a mallow, from its resembling the green color of the leaf of mallows: cf. F. malachite. Cf. {Mallow}.] (Min.) Native hydrous carbonate of copper, usually occurring in green mammillary masses with concentric fibrous structure. [1913 Webster]

Note: Green malachite, or malachite proper, admits of a high polish, and is sometimes used for ornamental work. Blue malachite, or azurite, is a related species of a deep blue color. [1913 Webster]

{Malachite green}. See {Emerald green}, under {Green}, n. [1913 Webster]


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