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 Rowland sported a forest green Aliette mesh midi dress. Nandi Howard, Essence, "Kelly Rowland Glistens In A High-Slit Midi Dress," 25 Nov. 2019 For the event, Princess Mary wore an elegant red dress featuring a keyhole neckline and long sleeves paired with silver heels, while Queen Margrethe opted for a forest green ensemble. Stephanie Petit, PEOPLE.com, "See Princess Mary of Denmark's Unusual Sign of Respect for Queen Margrethe," 31 Oct. 2019 There’s a guest suite down below, as well as a gym and forest green screening room. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Actress Tara Subkoff debuts dazzling Midcentury in Hollywood Hills," 21 Oct. 2019 There was plenty of space for a dozen or so forest green picnic tables and matching umbrellas, offering a little shade and a place to enjoy an extra thick milkshake before plunging back into the surf. BostonGlobe.com, "A short documentary exploring climate change on Cape Cod," 26 Sep. 2019 Its ceiling and walls are covered in handmade glass tiles in shades from aquamarine to jade; fumed, ebonized, and waxed oak floors are custom cut in an Escher-like pattern; and the centerpiece is a vast exhaust hood enameled in forest green. Nancy Hass, ELLE Decor, "This Candy-Colored Revivalist Mansion Outside Chicago Brings the Drama," 16 Oct. 2019 This may sound like a lot to deduce from a display of skin care products in minimal mint and forest green packaging, laid out for editors to snap, test, and take home (not necessarily in that order). Glamour, "Amazon Just Launched Its Own Skin Care Line, and Everything Is Under $40," 20 Mar. 2019 Also, there was Brandon Maxwell’s collection with crop tops and miniskirts in mint green; and turtleneck sweaters, suits and bandeau-top dresses all in forest green. Los Angeles Times, "New York Fashion Week: 5 spring and summer 2020 trends you should know about," 13 Sep. 2019 Turner wore an Erewhon forest green hoodie and sweatpants set. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "Sophie Turner Wore Her Cozy Louis Vuitton House Slippers Outside," 3 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of forest green

1810, in the meaning defined above

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1 Dec 2019

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“Forest green.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forest%20green. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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forest green

noun

English Language Learners Definition of forest green

chiefly US : a dark green

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