bottle green
noun Date: 1795 a dark green

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bottle green — Bot tle green A dark shade of green, like that of bottle glass. {Bot tle green }, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bottle-green — Bot tle green A dark shade of green, like that of bottle glass. {Bot tle green }, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bottle green — n [U] a very dark green colour >bottle green adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bottle green — bottle green, adj. a deep green. [1810 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • bottle green — adjective very dark green …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bottle green — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ dark green …   English terms dictionary

  • bottle-green — adjective of a dark to moderate greyish green color • Similar to: ↑chromatic * * * bottˈle green adjective and noun Dark green, like bottle glass • • • Main Entry: ↑bottle * * * bottle green adj • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle green — noun dark to moderate or greyish green • Hypernyms: ↑green, ↑greenness, ↑viridity * * * noun [noncount] : a green color ◇ In the U.S., bottle green is usually a medium green color. In British English, it is usually a dark green color. bottle… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bottle-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

  • bottle-green — also bottle green COLOUR Something that is bottle green is dark green in colour …   English dictionary

  • bottle green — noun (U) a very dark green colour bottle green adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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