cobalt green


Definition of cobalt green

1 : a permanent green pigment consisting essentially of cobalt and zinc oxides

called also zinc green

2 : a moderate yellowish green that is greener and stronger than tarragon and yellower and deeper than malachite green or verdigris

called also Rinnemann's green, Saxony green, smalt green, zinc green

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“Cobalt green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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