cucumber-green love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A shade of green like that of the cucumber; specifically, such a shade of green seen in the glaze of some Oriental porcelains and in the enamel of the Grueby pottery.

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Examples

  • It was called The Green Pool 'because of its cucumber-green colour.

    Five Go Off To Camp

  • Uncle Stoppard’s complexion matched the color of his cucumber-green eyes.

    The Viking Claw

  • Throughout our flight, I noticed Uncle Stoppard’s cucumber-green eyes darting up at the compartments above our seats.

    The Viking Claw

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