Definition of celadon
1 : a grayish-yellow green
2 : a ceramic glaze originated in China that is greenish in color; also : an article with a celadon glaze
Recent Examples of celadon from the Web
In one painting, smoke rings of white and celadon float above a dark-purple femurlike form against a beautiful red-on-cream crosshatch pattern startlingly similar to that which Jasper Johns employed in the 1970s.
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Origin and Etymology of celadon
First Known Use: circa 1768
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