moss green

noun

Definition of moss green

: a variable color averaging a moderate yellow-green

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Sophie Turner The Game of Thrones star and husband Joe Jonas wore a matching color palette of moss green, white, and black that perfectly complements the glowing sunset and rich foliage that surrounds them. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Best Celebrity Instagrams from Valentine’s Day 2019," 15 Feb. 2019 The moss green color was punctuated by gold jewelry from Princess Diana’s collection. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Meghan Markle Shares the First Look at Her Future Maternity Wardrobe," 16 Oct. 2018 Painted in a pale moss green with chrome stools, checkerboard floor, weathered beams and lathes artfully exposed to show off the plaster, the bright space reminded me of an Eastern seashore diner as imagined in a Gene Kelly musical. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "From hot ramen to hotter hot pot: 30 restaurant openings in Seattle and on the Eastside," 28 Nov. 2018 The moss green turtleneck top was a fitted alternative to the typically boyish and oversize styles favored by Beckham, while a cascading, side-pleated skirt in tangerine was an elegant and autumnal choice. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Victoria Beckham Gets a Leg Up on Next Season’s Most Captivating Skirt," 3 Mar. 2018 The rooms are bright with timeless fabric prints and pops of color from shades of blues to grays, moss green, and lavender, with espresso machines all around. Anthony Flint, BostonGlobe.com, "In the lap of luxury in Lenox, at the reborn Blantyre," 6 June 2018 The space flows into the generous expanse of a living room with moss green walls, which looks out on the same idyllic scene through floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors. Jessica Steinberg, Bon Appetit, "The Well-Crafted Kitchen: Inside an Israeli Chef’s Stunning Farmhouse and Garden," 8 June 2018 While Scott kept it casual in a black graphic tee and sneakers, the 20-year-old makeup maven rocked a moss green baggy jumpsuit, paired with bright purple lace-up pumps and athletic-inspired mirrored shades. Megan Decker, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Made a Stylish Appearance in NYC Without Baby Stormi," 7 May 2018 Kardashian West topped off her look with a fitted bodysuit in moss green, the ideal complement to her fitted, graphic trousers. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Kim Kardashian West Gives Camouflage The Yeezy Treatment," 12 Jan. 2018

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1705, in the meaning defined above

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