Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A rich pure green of full chroma but low luminosity.

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Examples

  • Fifteen minutes later, with her cart bouncing behind her like a baby buggy, Addie rounded the corner of the farmhouse, gravel spitting in her wake and her myrtle-green hose sagging around her ankles.

    Surrender A Dream

  • Fifteen minutes later, with her cart bouncing behind her like a baby buggy, Addie rounded the corner of the farmhouse, gravel spitting in her wake and her myrtle-green hose sagging around her ankles.

    Surrender A Dream

  • Fifteen minutes later, with her cart bouncing behind her like a baby buggy, Addie rounded the corner of the farmhouse, gravel spitting in her wake and her myrtle-green hose sagging around her ankles.

    Surrender A Dream

  • Belle and Dolly would envy her when she told them: "I have a myrtle-green riding-habit, just like Yvonne's."

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • I was pleased with an outline of yellow upon a background of dark blue, or a combination of red and myrtle-green.

    American Indian Stories

  • Her white scarf, modestly crossed over her breast, left visible only the soft curves of a neck rounded like a turtle-dove’s; her home-made cloth gown of myrtle-green outlined her pretty figure, which looked already perfect, yet which must still grow and develop, for she was but seventeen.

    Appendix. III. The Wedding

  • I was pleased with an outline of yellow upon a background of dark blue, or a combination of red and myrtle-green.

    Impressions of an Indian Childhood

  • He was a tall, handsome man, dark, and somewhat ruddy of complexion, and was dressed in the extreme of Court fashion, in a suit of myrtle-green trimmed with sable.

    A Gentleman of France

  • Then she reappeared in her new riding-habit of myrtle-green, which fitted her to the waist as a rind fits its fruit; and young Bob Coggan led on her mare, Boldwood fetching his own horse from the tree under which it had been tied.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • Then she reappeared in her new riding-habit of myrtle-green, which fitted her to the waist as a rind fits its fruit; and young Bob Coggan led on her mare, Boldwood fetching his own horse from the tree under which it had been tied.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

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