Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A shade of green such as that of green or fresh peas. It is luminous but not very chromatic, not markedly yellowish nor bluish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of a moderate slightly yellowish-green color

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Examples

  • Two days after, when I looked at it again, the shepherdess's attire was changed -- she had on no longer the pea-green dress over the salmon, but a _salmon_ dress over a _pea-green_ slip.

    Grandmother Dear A Book for Boys and Girls

  • There she is in a pea-green poncho and a Panama hat.

    vélo - French Word-A-Day

  • Olivier Theyskens Theyskens' Theory resort collection The most surprising of these shots of color came in a series of acid washed denim jackets and shorts, dyed in pea-green and faded brick red.

    Seriously Playful

  • Olivier Theyskens Theyskens' Theory resort collection The most surprising of these shots of color came in a series of acid washed denim jackets and shorts, dyed in pea-green and faded brick red.

    Seriously Playful

  • There she is in a pea-green poncho and a Panama hat.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • There she is in a pea-green poncho and a Panama hat.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Esther Kläs/Peter Blum Gallery, New York Esther Kläs's 'All in' (2011) at Peter Blum Chelsea But the work of Ms. Klas (b. 1981) is more reductive and less traditionally crafted—assembled in something easy and light called aquaresin, which she then colors in a range of neutrals, from military pea-green to dark brown to off-white.

    Abstracts (Subtle or Semi) And Bold Dimensions

  • Here and there that woods harlequin, the madrone, permitting itself to be caught in the act of changing its pea-green trunk to madder-red, breathed its fragrance into the air from great clusters of waxen bells.

    All Gold Canon

  • Here and there that woods harlequin, the madrone, permitting itself to be caught in the act of changing its pea-green trunk to madder-red, breathed its fragrance into the air from great clusters of waxen bells.

    All Gold Cañon

  • The porch roof slices at a slight downward angle into a narrow, two-story, pea-green shoebox, which looks as if its solar-paneled lid is being lifted by an unseen hand.

    Houses of the Future

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