jade green


Definition of jade green

: a light bluish green

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Just last week, she was spotted at Princess Eugenie's wedding, looking heavily pregnant, and absolutely gorgeous in a jade green dress and heels. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Pippa Middleton Gives Birth to a Baby Boy," 16 Oct. 2018 The chrysalis slowly faded from a jade green to clear, revealing orange wings. Larell Scardelli, Good Housekeeping, "How To Raise Monarch Butterflies—And Why You'd Want To," 8 Sep. 2017 For example, the Romans created a fourth-century goblet known as the Lycurgus cup, which appears jade green when lit from the front but blood red when backlit. Doug Main, The Atlantic, "Humankind’s Most Important Material," 7 Apr. 2018 In Richmond on Wednesday, the sea of dark suits was broken up with bright spots of red and robin’s-egg blue, the splash of jade green, the pastels of an infant sleeping on a baby blanket, a purple sheath. Washington Post, "The women-in-power revolution: In state legislatures, #TimesUp, guys," 11 Jan. 2018 There’s a fanny pack patched with mottled jade green velvet and dotted with minute Swarovski crystals along the zipper; its silver pull is embellished with Seok’s signature silver flame charm. Monica Kim, Vogue, "This One-Off Collection of Quirky-Cool Canvas Bags Was Made for the Tumblr Girl," 11 Dec. 2017 The kitchen counters and backsplash are jade green onyx slabs, which is prized for its exotic and translucent qualities. sandiegouniontribune.com, "Home of The Week - Contemporary Balanise Masterpiece," 25 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of jade green

1890, in the meaning defined above

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