pea green
noun Date: 1752 a moderate yellow green

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pea green — n [U] a light green colour >pea green adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pea´-green´ — pea green, a light green. –pea´ green´, adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea green — adjective bright green in color …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pea green — pea′ green′ n. a medium or yellowish green • Etymology: 1745–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • pea green — ► NOUN ▪ a bright green colour …   English terms dictionary

  • pea green — n. a light yellowish green …   English World dictionary

  • pea green — noun a shade of green tinged with yellow • Syn: ↑yellow green, ↑yellowish green, ↑chartreuse, ↑Paris green • Derivationally related forms: ↑chartreuse (for: ↑chartreuse) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea-green — adjective of a moderate slightly yellowish green color • Similar to: ↑chromatic * * * peaˈ green (or / grēnˈ/) noun and adjective 1. Yellowish green, like the colour of soup made from split peas 2. Bright green like fresh peas • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea-green — colorful colorful adj. 1. having striking color. Opposite of {colorless}. Note: [Narrower terms: {changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot}; {deep, rich}; {flaming}; {fluorescent, glowing}; {prismatic}; {psychedelic}; {red, ruddy, flushed,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pea green — noun (U) a light green colour, like that of peas pea green adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pea-green — See pea green. * * * …   Universalium

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