Porraceous
Porraceous Por*ra"ceous, a. [L. porraceus, from porrum, porrus, a leek.] Resembling the leek in color; greenish. [R.] ``Porraceous vomiting.'' --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]

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  • porraceous — leek green Colour Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • porraceous — por·ra·ceous …   English syllables

  • porraceous —   a. like leek in colour …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • porraceous — (ˈ)pȯ|rāshəs, pəˈr adjective Etymology: Latin porraceus, from porrum leek + aceus aceous; akin to Greek prason leek : having the clear light green color of leek leaves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Porret — Por ret, n. [F. porrette, fr. L. porrum, porrus, leek. See {Porraceous}.] A scallion; a leek or small onion. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aestival — Synonyms and related words: arctic, autumn, autumnal, beryl green, berylline, blood hot, blood warm, blue green, bluish green, boreal, brumal, calid, canicular, chartreuse, chloranemic, chlorine, chlorotic, citrine, citrinous, emerald, equatorial …   Moby Thesaurus

  • chartreuse — Synonyms and related words: aestival, beryl green, berylline, blue green, bluish green, chloranemic, chlorine, chlorotic, citrine, citrinous, emerald, foliaged, glaucescent, glaucous, glaucous green, grassy, green, green as grass, green blue,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • emerald — Synonyms and related words: adamant, aestival, agate, alexandrite, amethyst, aquamarine, beryl, beryl green, berylline, bloodstone, blue green, bluish green, brilliant, carbuncle, carnelian, chalcedony, chartreuse, chloranemic, chlorine,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • glaucous — Synonyms and related words: Quaker colored, acier, aestival, alabaster, alabastrine, albescent, ashen, ashy, beryl green, berylline, blue green, bluish green, canescent, chartreuse, chloranemic, chlorine, chlorotic, cinereous, cinerous, citrine,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grassy — Synonyms and related words: aestival, beryl green, berylline, blue green, bluish green, caespitose, chartreuse, chloranemic, chlorine, chlorotic, citrine, citrinous, emerald, foliaged, glaucescent, glaucous, glaucous green, graminaceous,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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