andover green

noun, often capitalized A
an·​do·​ver green | \ ˈanˌdōvə(r)-, ˈaan-, -dəv- \

Definition of andover green

: a grayish olive green that is greener and paler than average ivy green and yellower and paler than bronze green

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First Known Use of andover green

1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for andover green

probably from Andover, Massachusetts

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“Andover green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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