night green

noun

Definition of night green

: a strong yellowish green that is paler than shamrock green and greener and less strong than Cyprus green

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History and Etymology for night green

so called because it retains its greenness at night even under a dim gaslight

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“Night green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/night%20green. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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