from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of a rich green colour, like that of an emerald.
  • n. A rich green colour, like that of an emerald.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a very durable pigment, of a vivid light green color, made from the arseniate of copper; green bice; Scheele's green; -- also used adjectively.
  • n. See Paris green (below).


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  • My dress was made of emerald green silk, with a Vshaped neckline that plunged farther than I would have liked.


  • With a roar, the fire turned emerald green and rose higher than Fred, who stepped right into it, shouted, "Diagon Alley!" and vanished.

    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

  • After considering several possible combinations of focus fabrics and backgrounds, she selected a vibrant emerald green tone-on-tone print for the appliqué.

    The Aloha Quilt

  • There were small canning jars of deep amethyst-purple grape preserves, strawberry jam as dark and rich as garnets, and emerald green piccalilli.

    Moon Dance

  • The robin blue sky contrasted nicely with the bright emerald green field, and the thousands of beautiful petunias and marigolds popping out of all shades of purple, pink, red and yellow, dotted the area like confetti.


  • “Lay your appliqués upon the background,” Midori said, showing her how to ease the emerald green pieces into place without stretching them, matching the pressed creases of the appliqués to those in the background fabric.

    The Aloha Quilt

  • I was happy to attend the wedding and tour the village, surrounded by the legendary and dramatic Scottish highlands, full of thatch-roofed cottages, emerald green pastures, deep forests, rocky cliffs and outcroppings, abundant wildlife, and arched stone bridges over icy cold, babbling brooks.

    A Book of Miracles


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