morillon

noun mo·ril·lon \məˈrilən\

Definition of morillon

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  1. 1 :  any of several European ducks; especially :  a female or immature male goldeneye

  2. 2 :  a light olive that is greener, stronger, and slightly darker than citrine, greener and deeper than grape green, and greener than old moss green

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Origin and Etymology of morillon

French, duck with dark plumage, dark-colored grape from Old French morillon, moreillon, from morel dark brown, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin maurellus, from Latin Maurus Moor — more at moor


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