Emerald green
Emerald Em"er*ald, a. Of a rich green color, like that of the emerald. ``Emerald meadows.'' --Byron. [1913 Webster]

{Emerald fish} (Zo["o]l.), a fish of the Gulf of Mexico ({Gobionellus oceanicus}), remarkable for the brilliant green and blue color of the base of the tongue; -- whence the name; -- called also {esmeralda}.

{Emerald green}, a very durable pigment, of a vivid light green color, made from the arseniate of copper; green bice; Scheele's green; -- also used adjectively; as, emerald green crystals.

{Emerald Isle}, a name given to Ireland on account of the brightness of its verdure.

{Emerald spodumene}, or {Lithia emerald}. (Min.) See {Hiddenite}.

{Emerald nickel}. (Min.) See {Zaratite}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Emerald green — Green Green (gr[=e]n), n. 1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue. [1913 Webster] 2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emerald green — Green Green (gr[=e]n), n. 1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue. [1913 Webster] 2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emerald green — emerald green, adj. a clear, deep green color. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • emerald green — smaragdo žaliasis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pigmentas, kurio pagrindinė sudedamoji dalis – (CuO)₃As₂O₃·Cu(C₂H₃O₂)₂. atitikmenys: angl. emerald green; viridian rus. изумрудная зелень …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • emerald green — 1. adjective Of a rich green colour, like that of an emerald. 2. noun A rich green colour, like that of an emerald. Syn: emerald …   Wiktionary

  • emerald green — noun 1. a. : a clear bright green resembling that of the emerald b. : emerald 2 2. a. : Paris green for use as a pigment b. : guignet s green …   Useful english dictionary

  • emerald green — noun Date: 1646 1. a clear bright green resembling that of the emerald 2. any of various strong greens …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • emerald green — See: emerald II …   English dictionary

  • emerald green — em′erald green′ n. cvb a clear, deep green • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • emerald green —    A particular green pigment …   Glossary of Art Terms

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