lime peel


Definition of lime peel

  1. 1 :  a variable color averaging a strong yellow green that is yellower and duller than viridine yellow and greener and darker than parrot green

  2. 2 of textiles :  a moderate yellow green that is lighter, stronger, and slightly yellower than average moss green and yellower and stronger than average pea green

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