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- n. a shade of yellow tinged with green
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The fragrant woodbine, also cultivated, is found wild in many woods of this State; the yellow honeysuckle grows in the Catskill Mountains; a small variety with greenish yellow flowers, and the hairy honeysuckle with pale yellow blossoms and large leaves, are among our plants.
Out on Royal, following in the footsteps of the departed wino, a tall, lean black man in a greenish yellow skullcap paused before the shutters of the Parfumerie Devalier.
He made her straggly greenish yellow hair into luxuriant green-tinted golden tresses that curled just enough to be interesting.
The scarlets of the red maples were dominant, but they were being joined now by the greenish yellow leaves of the red oaks; the silver of the bigtooth aspens; and the greens of the quaking aspens, the birches, and the beeches.
After collecting strength for about seven years it sprouts from the center a giant flower stalk, twenty or thirty feet high, on which often cluster three thousand flowers of a greenish yellow color.
The moonlight fell white on the grass of the open spaces, and in shafts of greenish yellow between the thin-leaved trees.
Poisonous, greenish yellow gasses poured through the aperture into our control.