cosse green


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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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