Definition of chartreuse
: a variable color averaging a brilliant yellow green
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Alchemy also will have a small food selection with to-go items and other specialties, including a chartreuse board.
A guest bedroom is painted chartreuse; an original mantel is now lavender.
The interface was bland and perplexing: a lanky, spike-haired adolescent appeared to moonwalk over chartreuse flatness divided by a geometrically primitive ribbon of blue (the app's crude semblance of the Mississippi).
IO moth caterpillars are lime or chartreuse with thin white and burgundy stripes down each side.
Below the dam: Cotter Trout Dock reports: Trout good on sculpins, crawdad tails, 5-inch stickbaits (greenish-blue backs with light chartreuse bellies are best colors) and red worms.
For extra-vivid chartreuse foliage, plant it in a spot that gets lots of morning sun.
These colors, along with dashes of deep burgundy and chartreuse, are repeated throughout the garden to create a harmonious feel.
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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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