forest green


Definition of forest green

: a dark yellowish or moderate olive green

Examples of forest green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Per @styleforkkw, Kim wore a custom Schiaparelli look, consisting of a forest green, hard-shell, corset top, and a velvet wrap skirt featuring a dramatic leg slit. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Kardashian-Jenner Clan's Christmas Party Gowns Will Make Your Jaw Drop," 26 Dec. 2020 Two shelves of books are tucked in a forest green shelter near replicas of Central Florida settlements at Fort Christmas Historical Park. Lisa Maria Garza,, "Fort Christmas park offers ‘classic’ reading experience through Little Free Library," 24 Dec. 2020 As someone who wears almost exclusively black pants and white tee shirts, a forest green turtleneck is about as flamboyant as things get in my closet. Grace Stearns, Vogue, "9 Holiday Gifts I Ordered for Myself (Because Some Things Just Can’t be Left to Chance)," 10 Dec. 2020 The banquette and heart-shaped, T-back chairs are upholstered in forest green velvet. Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times, "Chifa Chinese and Peruvian restaurant: Come for the food, feast on the look," 8 Dec. 2020 Made from 100% merino wool, this long-sleeve top comes in a slew of colors both classic (black, camel, navy and forest green) and unexpected (orange and black-and-white striped). Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, "15 of the best sweaters you can buy on sale for fall right now," 23 Sep. 2020 Choose a verdant shade of forest green called Royal Orchard PPU11-01 to wrap your living or sleeping space in luxurious comfort. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, "Behr's 2021 Color Palette Has All the Tranquil Shades You Need for a Peaceful Year," 2 Sep. 2020 The old brown exterior color has been replaced by a dark-forest green, the building’s original color. Marc Bona, cleveland, "LockKeepers undergoes major refurbishing, sets re-opening," 31 Aug. 2020 The city has also had far fewer tourists in town to ride the historic forest green and crimson streetcars down St. Charles Avenue, or their newer bright red and yellow counterparts along Rampart Street, Canal Street and the riverfront. Jessica Williams | Staff Writer,, "Streetcar ridership in New Orleans has plunged, and major cutbacks might be coming," 31 Aug. 2020

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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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13 Jan 2021

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“Forest green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of forest green

chiefly US : a dark green

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