forest green


Definition of forest green 

: a dark yellowish or moderate olive green

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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 The clip starts off with Drake, dressed down in a forest green OVO sweat suit, sneaking out of bed with a woman to attend the reunion. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Drake Is the Most Dapper Degrassi Star in His High School Reunion Music Video," 14 June 2018 Altuzarra also bolstered the Technicolor vibes with watercolor washes of aubergine, turquoise, and forest green punctuated by jet-black wings, as did Louis Vuitton, with individualized bolts of bright color on the lineup’s final 10 girls. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "7 Mesmerizing Beauty Lessons That Dominated Paris Fashion Week," 7 Mar. 2018 White monitors ponds for color, favoring a bright kelly to forest green. Lynn Brezosky, San Antonio Express-News, "Remote Texas algae farm grows a food for the future," 27 June 2018 Thankfully, there are plenty of similar options on the market for moms and dads in favor of the forest green look that may not get to the HGTV star's loot before it's gone. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "The Sweet Meaning Behind Chip and Joanna Gaines’ First Outfit for Baby Crew — and Where to Buy It," 25 June 2018 The plush piece of furniture is forest green with bright gold handles and legs. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Subtly Honored Princess Diana in Their Royal Wedding Portraits," 22 May 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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