cosse green

noun \ˈkäs-\

Definition of cosse green

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

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Origin and Etymology of cosse green

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

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