American green

noun

: a moderate yellowish green that is greener and duller than tarragon and yellower and duller than malachite green or verdigris

called also jadesheen

Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of American green was in 1823

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“American green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20green. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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