emerald green


Definition of emerald green 

1 : a clear bright green resembling that of the emerald

2 : any of various strong greens

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Her keen design eye is evident in the red wall of a bedroom and the emerald green carpet on the living room floor. Brooke Bobb, Vogue, "Fashion Designer Bella Freud Put Her Magic Touch on This New London Penthouse," 9 Nov. 2018 Pippa wore a gorgeous emerald green dress with a pleated skirt that was picked up slightly by the wind. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Pippa Middleton Wore an Emerald Green Dress to Princess Eugenie's Royal Wedding," 12 Oct. 2018 The emerald green gowns, gloves, carpets, and wallpaper that came into vogue in Victorian Britain, which appeared extra brilliant thanks to the arsenic in their dye, resulted in scabs, sores, and organ failure. Eliza Brooke, Vox, "Why cadmium, a metal that can cause kidney and bone damage, is still used in jewelry," 12 Oct. 2018 The images show the grooms wearing velvet jackets for the occasion, with James in deep blue and Lord Ivar in emerald green. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Queen's Cousin Makes History with First Same-Sex Royal Wedding," 24 Sep. 2018 Chrissy Metz looked gorgeous in an emerald green gown, while Mackenzie Hancsicsak (who plays the younger version of Metz's character, Kate) wore a blue and purple floral dress. Zoe Weiner, Glamour, "2018 Emmys: The Cast of This Is Us Reunites on Red Carpet," 17 Sep. 2018 Their darkness contrasted dramatically with the giant leaded glass windows; one dominated by a cobalt blue heart, the other by an emerald green tree of life. Sam Lubell, New York Times, "A Glasgow Architect’s Masterpiece Is Damaged, but Not His Magic," 2 July 2018 Look for pieces that utilize bold jewel tones (emerald green is especially on-trend right now) to create focal points that give a sense of modern, not mod. Lauren Hubbard, ELLE Decor, "How to Master a Modern Italian Look at Home," 28 June 2018 After wearing deep emerald green on St. Patrick's Day, navy blue on Commonwealth Day and other dark hues throughout the winter, Kate Middleton switched up her royal wardrobe with a pleasantly surprising pastel. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kate Middleton Channels Princess Diana in an Unexpectedly Bright Look," 21 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of emerald green

1646, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of emerald green was in 1646

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