pois green

noun \ˈpwä-\

Definition of pois green

  1. :  a grayish to moderate yellow green that is yellower and darker than mytho green and yellower and very slightly lighter than gage green

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Origin and Etymology of pois green

pois from French, pea, from Latin pisum; intended as partial translation of French pois vert, literally, green pea — more at pea

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