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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It was called The Green Pool 'because of its cucumber-green colour.
Uncle Stoppard’s complexion matched the color of his cucumber-green eyes.
Throughout our flight, I noticed Uncle Stoppard’s cucumber-green eyes darting up at the compartments above our seats.