forest green


: a dark yellowish or moderate olive green

Examples of forest green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But a darker floor color in a natural hue—a moody sage or forest green—can play against the landscape and provide a quiet reprieve from the outside world. Elizabeth Hutchison Hicklin, Southern Living, 21 Aug. 2023 The most popular fall wedding colors include burgundy, gold, and forest green. Kate McGregor, House Beautiful, 25 July 2023 Shades like deep burgundy, midnight blue deep taupe, cement gray and forest green are all moody and sophisticated. Veronica Cristino, Vogue, 4 Sep. 2023 Find bright emerald cabinets paired with sleek black hardware, as well as dark forest green cabinets paired with gold hardware for a moody moment. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, 28 Aug. 2023 But for the last year, a vintage percussion instrument has occupied pride of place in the singer-songwriter’s forest green home studio. Melena Ryzik, New York Times, 5 June 2023 Wilde joined a string of other stylish VIPs at the show, including Zoë Kravitz, who wore a one-shoulder minidress; Salma Hayek, who was a vision in a forest green maxi dress; and Dua Lipa, who looked effortlessly cool in a hooded jumpsuit and floor-length leather coat. Rosa Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 1 Mar. 2023 Opt for a pastel blue rather than a cobalt, or stick to forest green instead of a jewel-toned emerald. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 22 Aug. 2023 Our personal favorite item that benefits the organization’s advocacy for Alzheimer’s prevention and research is the label’s Original Printed-Canvas Slide Sandal in forest green, a stylish limited-edition collaboration with Dr. Scholl’s. Lindzi Scharf, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of forest green was in 1810

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“Forest green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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