cerro green

noun

cer·​ro green
ˈser(ˌ)ō-
: 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)

Word History

Etymology

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 21 Apr. 2024.

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