forest green

noun

Definition of forest green

: a dark yellowish or moderate olive green

Examples of forest green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For a moodier effect, opt for deeper shades like forest green and cobalt for your accent colors; these will prevent periwinkle from looking too sweet. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Dec. 2021 Brought to life by local interior designer Jessica Helgerson, the open communal space is modeled after a temperate rainforest with low-slung forest green sofas, potted plants, and a long work table crafted from a single piece of wood. Katie Chang, Forbes, 28 Aug. 2021 Three monks carried piles of orchids and roses, a framed photo of Vicha and a forest green box holding his remains. New York Times, 17 Aug. 2021 In a telling indication of the timelessness of Draper's designs, though, the space that graced House Beautiful's cover 75 years ago—a writing room in a deep forest green—remains virtually unchanged since that time. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, 9 Aug. 2021 The newest drop from Everlane includes a performance crop top and leggings in pretty autumnal colorways like eggplant and forest green. Rachel Besser, Vogue, 12 Oct. 2021 The colors are bolder as well, with forest green walls and navy banquettes. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Oct. 2021 Its wooden façade, painted a deep forest green, has an open porch for outdoor dining that feels more South Carolina than southeast England. Rebecca Rose, Travel + Leisure, 24 Sep. 2021 Another standout item in the line is a velvet slip-on shoe, currently available for pre-order and coming in fuchsia, blue and forest green. Dan Heching, PEOPLE.com, 28 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of forest green

1810, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of forest green was in 1810

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27 Dec 2021

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“Forest green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forest%20green. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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forest green

noun

English Language Learners Definition of forest green

: a dark green

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