bottle green


: a dark green

Examples of bottle green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One wall in the living room is painted a dark bottle green, a nod to the distinctive hue of the booksellers’ stalls — just visible from the living room windows — that have lined the Seine for centuries. Ellie Pithers, New York Times, 11 Aug. 2023 It is split in two, connected by a narrow straight, with one side a brilliant turquoise and the other a deep bottle green. Mary Lussiana, Condé Nast Traveler, 7 Aug. 2023 The fun and lively colors, such as bottle green or coral, will spark the imagination. Maya Polton, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Apr. 2023 The windows were framed in bottle green. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 12 Nov. 2021 Several colleagues from that gig helped to construct and develop the playful set of six, available in colors like bottle green, dandelion and port wine. New York Times, 26 May 2022 Available in natural, whiskey, black, navy, bottle green and a number of bright specialty colors, the Sac also features a pocket for credit cards and a slot for a 24-inch-long neck rope. Los Angeles Times, 4 Nov. 2021 The water was at times bottle green, at times clear turquoise. Janine Di Giovanni, Travel + Leisure, 20 July 2021 Platform 18 is nestled inside a bottle green Pullman train car. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, 8 Apr. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bottle green was in 1789

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“Bottle green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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