forest green


Definition of forest green

: a dark yellowish or moderate olive green

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Maze is a 650-square-foot suite painted forest green and white. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "These hotel rooms look like trippy M.C. Escher drawings," 3 Dec. 2018 For the appearance, the Duchess stayed true to her professional-chic wardrobe in a forest green blouse and leather skirt with nude pumps. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Wears a Navy Givenchy Dress To Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank's Wedding," 12 Oct. 2018 The shade has been permeating Instagram leading up to autumn, and there are a handful of particular shades that seem to be the most popular, from mossy forest green to Nickelodeon-level slime green. Tara Gonzalez, Glamour, "Fall's Most Unexpected Nail Color? Green In All Its Glory," 8 Oct. 2018 Meghan looked stylish in a cream crew neck sweater from Victoria Beckham and a forest green skirt from Greta Constantine. Simon Perry,, "Harry and Meghan Make a Surprise Visit to Northern Ireland: Why It Was a Secret Until Now," 23 Mar. 2018 Markle changed into a forest green Brandon Maxwell dress for an afternoon reception. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Wears a Green Brandon Maxwell Dress During Her Royal Tour of Australia," 16 Oct. 2018 The minimal white interior is contrasted with forest green murals painted in the Mughal style. Kristin Tice Studeman, Vogue, "9 Design Week Tastemakers on the Most Insta-Worthy Hotels Around the World," 18 May 2018 The acrylic — in a swirling forest green shot through with black — is chic and understated. Lindsay Peoples Wagner, The Cut, "The Prettiest Hoop Earrings Under $200," 25 May 2018 The finished product was then painted with a deep forest green. Mary Horlock, Longreads, "The Camouflage Artist: Two Worlds Wars, Two Loves, and One Great Deception," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of forest green

1810, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of forest green

: a dark green

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