sea green

sea green
noun
the property of a moderate green color resembling the waters of the sea
Hypernyms: ↑green, ↑greenness, ↑viridity

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noun
1.
a. : a moderate green that is bluer and paler than myrtle (sense 3a) and bluer, lighter, and stronger than laurel green (sense 1) — called also spruce green
b. : a moderate yellow green that is greener, lighter, and stronger than average moss green, lighter, stronger, and very slightly yellower than average pea green, and stronger than apple green (sense 1) — called also sea-water green
2. : land overflowed by the sea in spring tides

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sea-green, adj.
a clear, light, bluish green.
[1590-1600]

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sea green noun
The bluish-green colour of some seas
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Main Entry:sea

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sea green,
a light bluish green. SYNONYM(S): aquamarine.
sea-green´, adjective.

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noun [noncount]
: a bluish-green color like the sea

She has sea-green eyes.

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ˌsea ˈgreen [sea green sea greens] ; noun uncountable
Main entry:sea-greenderived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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