moss green


: a variable color averaging a moderate yellow-green

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The same study also showed that moss green, silver, and pale yellow were among the best bedroom colors for sleep, right behind blue. Deirdre Mundorf, Discover Magazine, 10 Dec. 2021 Choose from the moss green that's shown, plus bright blue or black. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 15 Dec. 2022 And The Indi does just that, with neutrals and darker tones like black and moss green, depending on your vibe. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 19 Oct. 2022 Beige wall tiles create a soft backdrop to highlight butcher-block countertops and moss green cabinets. Marisa Donnelly, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Sep. 2022 Vintage pages from Vacation magazine adorn the lounge, while a moss green outdoor table from EQ3 sits on the porch. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 30 Aug. 2022 His short nails are coated in an almost-iridescent chrome polish in a magnetic moss green color that matches nothing else about his ensemble and yet somehow goes perfectly. Marci Robin, Allure, 26 June 2022 The family, dressed in varying shades of moss green and blue, smile together while sitting against an outdoor, rocky background. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 22 Apr. 2022 Dressed in moss green and aided by a walking stick, the queen made a quiet entrance to the service through a side door of the church, the famous Poets Corner, which allowed a shorter walk from her car to her seat. Omid Scobie, Harper's BAZAAR, 29 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1705, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moss green was in 1705

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Cite this Entry

“Moss green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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