moss green


Definition of moss green

: a variable color averaging a moderate yellow-green

Examples of moss green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The clashing zebra-print bench was sanded, stained with a light wood color, and reupholstered with a moss green Kravet fabric by Moonstone Interiors. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 27 May 2021 Though there was an array of floral waters, cold-pressed oils, and powder-to-clay masks spread before her, Mahtani was most drawn to a humble moss green bar soap. Zoe Ruffner, Vogue, 21 Apr. 2021 Within the envelope was a tie-dye, blue-grey pouch with a silky, moss green lining – and therein was my Aer: matte, smooth, and about the size of a small mango. Mary Frances Knapp,, 1 Feb. 2021 Smack dab in the middle was an image of model Natane Boudreau with a pixie cut wearing a pair of moss green Prada pants from the spring 1996 collection. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, 5 Jan. 2021 The colors are more subtle, with a chocolate center surrounded by moss green and then a thin dark border. Earl Nickel,, 4 Dec. 2020 His compositions might consist of a single branch with a cluster of moss green dwarf chestnuts, or loose stems of pale water lilies or a spray of feathery foxtail barley. New York Times, 18 Nov. 2020 Men can make of the most of Amazon’s Big Style Sale today, as these UGG Ascot slippers, normally priced at well over $100, fall by nearly 50% to just $59.39 in most sizes of the moss green hue. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, 25 June 2020 The color palette was mostly steely neutrals, with departures into rich velvet suits in moss green and royal red set off by Navy blue. Washington Post, 13 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of moss green

1705, in the meaning defined above

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“Moss green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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