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pistachio-green

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bright green much used in Eastern decoration.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This time it looped over the top of her locker door, the fingers clutching a familiar pistachio-green cylinder.

    Nevermore

  • On the far shore, the pistachio-green hedges were trimmed into the forty-foot message “He Is Risen.”

    Rapture Ready!

  • Ayodhya is a complete contrast to Chandigarh: four hundred miles to the southeast of Corbu's city, it is ancient, it is dirty, and it is full of temples, some of them very dilapidated, painted powder-blue, egg-yellow, or pistachio-green.

    India: The Perils of Democracy

  • A few green stones are found in Brazil and these may be of an absinthe-green or of a pistachio-green tint.

    A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public

  • Under the gown, Toohey wore sleeping pyjamas of pistachio-green linen, crumpled.

    The Fountainhead

  • In the pistachio-green nest of A M Naik, chairman & managing director, Larsen

    The Times of India

  • Eberstadt grew up in a fancifully ornate Upper East Side apartment with pistachio-green velvet walls, ancient statuary and a gold Marilyn by Andy Warhol in the living room, as she reminisced in The New York Observer in 2007.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Back on set at the farmhouse, a 20-minute drive from Birmingham, Helena Bonham Carter, wearing an eccentric, pistachio-green straw hat, is chain-smoking on a sun-lounger while the crew plants marigolds and daisies to create an instant cottage garden.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Among the styles more likely to hit stores next season were a pretty one-shouldered dress in marbled pistachio-green and a yellow poplin day dress with a handkerchief hem.

    HappyNews - Top Stories

  • I spent hours in the little dollhouse kitchen, hunched over the two tiny electric burners, assembling pathologically elaborate meals: duck’s breast with stewed fava beans and freekeh, my variation on a Paula Wolfert recipe—the toasted green wheat soaking up the rich sauce, studded with tender pistachio-green buttons I’d spent an hour podding and peeling.

    Day of Honey

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