Definition of Celadon

1. n. A pale sea-green color; also, porcelain or fine pottery of this tint.



Definition of Celadon

1. Noun. A pale green colour or tinted with gray. ¹

2. Noun. A pale green Chinese glaze. ¹

3. Noun. A ceramic ware with a pale green glaze. ¹

4. Adjective. Of a pale green colour tinted with gray. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Celadon

1. a pale green color [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Celadon

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ceilinglike
ceilings
ceilis
ceilometer
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ceils
ceinture
ceintures
cejkaite
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celB endoglucanase
cel shading
celadon (current term)
celadonite
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celandine
celandine poppy
celandines
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celeb
celebrant
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celebrated
celebratedly
celebratedness
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Literary usage of Celadon

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1. Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the by William Scott (1820)
"celadon and Amelia.—IB. They lov'd. But such their guiltless passion was, " As, in the dawn of time, inform'd the heart Of innocence and ..."

2. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1876)
"The shepherds of Lignon formed a tomb for celadon, to procure repose to his wandering shade, and shepherdesses gathered flowers, which they strewed on the ..."

3. Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the by William Scott (1823)
"celadon and Amelia. YOUNG celadon And his Amelia were a matchless pair, With equal virtue form'd, and equal grace ; The same distinguish^ by their sex alone ..."

4. China: Its History, Arts and Literature by Frank Brinkley (1902)
"... I THE celadon Chapter IV THE celadon far, this examination of early Chinese wares may be said to have led to three conclusions. ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1868)
"celadon. UR celadon? He of the apple cheek And soft, girl eyes ? Nay, but he had a heart Chivalric both in tenderness and strength, And might have played in ..."

6. The Ruined Cities of Mashonaland: Being a Record of Excavation and by James Theodore Bent (1892)
"... and still by the Arabians—namely, a few fragments of celadon pottery from China, of Persian ware, an undoubted specimen of Arabian glass, ..."

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