kelly green

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noun, often capitalized K kel·ly green \ˈke-lē-\

Definition of kelly green

  1. :  a strong yellowish green

Origin and Etymology of kelly green

from the common Irish name Kelly; from the association of Ireland with the color green


First Known Use: circa 1927


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