jade green


Definition of jade green

: a light bluish green

Examples of jade green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In five to seven days, these hatch into tiny velvety jade green, very hungry caterpillars. Pam Peirce, SFChronicle.com, "The pretty pest eating your garden right now," 9 Oct. 2020 The keepsake lantern actually glows to highlight its intricate gold and jade green designs. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, "Mid-autumn Festival Is a Magical Way to Celebrate the Full Harvest Moon — Here's How to Join In," 29 Sep. 2020 Ideas from The Times on what to read, cook, watch, play and listen to while staying safe At Home. Incense burns, the dominant color is a velvety jade green, and the single Indian servant wears a turban. J. Hoberman, New York Times, "A Mesmerizing ‘India Song,’ Pulpy and Austere," 15 Apr. 2020 Another is the evil Mcavity, deliciously played by Idris Elba, sporting jade green eyes that give him a particularly malevolent look. Chuck Yarborough, cleveland, "‘Cats,’ with Judi Dench, Taylor Swift and ballerina Francesca Hayward, could be the pick of the litter for musicals," 18 Dec. 2019 The Azores, essentially volcanoes in the middle of the Atlantic, are all moody basalt mountains, jade green forests, waterfalls tumbling into crater lakes, and pasture hedged by bursts of white, blue, and purple hydrangeas. Trish Lorenz, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Explore the Azores, Island by Island," 19 Nov. 2019 As the Dragons’ 60-strong squad ran out in their jade green shirts and black breeches, their half of the stadium erupted, egged on by over 400 cavorting cheerleaders and marching bandsmen. The Economist, "In praise of high-school football," 14 Dec. 2019 The orb was plated with scales of a deep jade green, appearing to glow. cleveland, "Emerald Forest-wind: A story from Write About Now," 19 Nov. 2019 The shop does look pretty, with jade green midcentury modern chairs, white marble topped tables and a custom neon sign, all ready for your Instagram selfie. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Chinatown mini reviews: What you need to know about these 5 restaurants, tea houses and dessert shops," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of jade green

1890, in the meaning defined above

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“Jade green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jade%20green. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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