cerro green

noun
cer·​ro green | \ ˈser(ˌ)ō- \

Definition of cerro green

: a moderate yellow green that is greener and deeper than average moss green and yellower and deeper than average pea green or apple green (see apple green sense 1)

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History and Etymology for cerro green

perhaps from Spanish cerro hill, from Latin cirrus curl, ringlet, tuft of hair on an animal

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“Cerro green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerro%20green. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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