Lincoln green

noun

Definition of Lincoln green

1 : a woolen of Lincoln green formerly worn by foresters
2 or lincoln green : a moderate olive green that is yellower and paler than forest green (see forest green sense 2), yellower, lighter, and slightly stronger than cypress and greener and slightly duller than holly green (see holly green sense 2)

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“Lincoln green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lincoln%20green. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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