lettuce green


Definition of lettuce green

: a variable color averaging a moderate yellow green that is greener, lighter, and stronger than average moss green or mosstone and yellower, lighter, and stronger than average pea green or spinach green

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First Known Use of lettuce green

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Lettuce green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lettuce%20green. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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