pois green

\ ˈpwä- \

Definition of pois green

: 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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History and Etymology for pois green

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

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“Pois green.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pois%20green. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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