Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The light-green color of certain apples, as the greening.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A bright green colour with a light tint of yellow, like that of a green apple.
  • adjective of an apple-green colour

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Examples

  • We settled on an apple-green gown with a wide pink sash, slim black slippers “to cut the sweetness,” he says, and velvet ribbons woven through my curls instead of a hat.

    Exit the Actress

  • “Two hundred bucks if you stay all night,” Nick said to me, carrying four gallons of apple-green latex from the trunk of his car.

    Least Resistance

  • The three bikes in the living room -- a carbon-fiber racer and a late 1970s Haro Freestyler remake hanging on the pole on the wall and a 1973 Granny Smith apple-green Schwin Stingray by the window -- are only the tip of the tire.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Good Guy

  • “Two hundred bucks if you stay all night,” Nick said to me, carrying four gallons of apple-green latex from the trunk of his car.

    Least Resistance

  • I always put apple-green candles in my candlesticks—it really pulls the collection together Cire Trudon offers every color in the rainbow.

    In the Mood for Crackle and Pop

  • It has shiny apple-green foliage and a bold, radial silhouette.

    Enter Stage Left: The Giant Indoor Tree

  • In addition to rolling out new varieties of nonalcohol beer, Carlsberg this year reformulated its Holsten Alkoholfrei nonalcohol beer in Germany so it tastes more like a traditional brew and introduced two flavors—orange-hibiscus and apple-green tea—of its Beo nonalcohol drink brewed like a beer and mixed with fruit juice.

    Taking the Buzz Out of the Beer

  • The three bikes in the living room -- a carbon-fiber racer and a late 1970s Haro Freestyler remake hanging on the pole on the wall and a 1973 Granny Smith apple-green Schwin Stingray by the window -- are only the tip of the tire.

    Nancy Ruhling: Astoria Characters: The Good Guy

  • We settled on an apple-green gown with a wide pink sash, slim black slippers “to cut the sweetness,” he says, and velvet ribbons woven through my curls instead of a hat.

    Exit the Actress

  • Elise wore silk, linen; her colors were those of Jay Gatsby's shirts which he showed to Daisy, "coral and apple-green and lavender and faint orange, with monograms of indian blue."

    Lillia

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