cosse green

noun

ˈkäs-
: a strong yellow green that is yellower and slightly duller than viridine yellow and yellower, lighter, and stronger than parrot green

Word History

Etymology

French cosse pod, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin coccia, alteration (influenced by Latin coccum kermes berry, excrescence on a plant) of Latin cochlea snail

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“Cosse green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cosse%20green. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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