prasine

adjective pra·sine \ˈprāˌzēn, -zən, -ˌzīn\

Definition of prasine

  1. 1 :  having the green color of a leek

  2. 2 or prasinous \-āzənəs\ :  of the color leek

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Origin and Etymology of prasine

Latin prasinus, from Greek prasinos, from prason leek


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