from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A moderate to dark or strong greenish blue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A brilliant, dark blue-green colour.
  • adj. Of a brilliant blue-green colour.


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