Definition of chartreuse
: a variable color averaging a brilliant yellow green
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The church was a sea of green – chartreuse to Kelly, avocado to olive –
Below the dam: Cotter Trout Dock reports: Trout very good on pink, chartreuse and orange Power Worms, stick baits, inline spinners with gold blades and 3/8 -ounce or heavier Rooster Tails.
Although Bounds has caught some fish in recent weeks on purple-chartreuse Gulps, live shrimp has been the most-productive bait.
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Origin and Etymology of chartreuse
First Known Use: 1884See Words from the same year
Definition of Chartreuse
—used for a usually green or yellow liqueur
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