celadon green

variants: or seladon green

Definition of celadon green

: a variable color averaging a grayish yellow green that is yellower and paler than average sage green, greener and stronger than mermaid, yellower, lighter, and stronger than palmetto, and yellower and deeper than celadon

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History and Etymology for celadon green

celadon from French céladon; seladon from German

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

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