Definition of Pea green

1. Noun. A shade of green tinged with yellow.

Exact synonyms: Chartreuse, Paris Green, Yellow Green, Yellowish Green
Generic synonyms: Green, Greenness, Viridity
Derivative terms: Chartreuse

Definition of Pea green

1. Noun. A yellowish green colour, like that of pea. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a yellowish green colour, like that of pea. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pea Green

pea bean
pea coat
pea coats
pea crab
pea crabs
pea family
pea flour
pea green (current term)
pea jacket
pea patch
pea plant
pea pod
pea pods
pea shooter
pea soup
pea tree
pea weevil
peabody bird

Literary usage of Pea green

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1836)
"For all are eager to behold him pass, But all can not accompany the Ass. But, " Have you seen the Pea-green Ass ';" On other topics there was scarce a word ..."

2. A Portion of the Journal Kept by Thomas Raikes, Esq., from 1831 to 1847 by Thomas Raikes (1857)
"... a dress remarkable for its coquetry ; gene- •ally a pea-green coat, a white waistcoat, ... peagreen ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1868)
"Mottled is at first a clear dark pea green, becoming at maturity quite dark, and very old leaves changing to a yellowish tint ; underside white woolly. ..."

4. The Canadian Entomologist by Charles James Stewart Bethune, W. Saunders, Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), E. B. Reed, Entomological Society of Ontario (1878)
"After the Third Moult.—Length 35 mil. Color pea green, lighter ... Head pea green, sparsely clothed with fine' yellowish hairs. Mandi- bles, outer joints of ..."

5. The Columbian Magazine edited by John Inman, Robert A. West, Stephen M. Chester, Darius Mead (1846)
"Oho ! the two strangers ! I understand it all now, Miss Clarinda ! The triple row of papers, and the pea-green satin. Alas ! for poor Mr. Llewelyn Hodges ..."

6. The Humorous Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe by James Parton (1900)
"OH ! a splendid Soup is the true pea green • I for it often call; ... Then seldom a better soup is seen, Than the old familiar soup pea green. ..."

7. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1883)
"Pea-green or yellowish green, more or less finely hairy, with lateral oblique white bands bordered above with black dots which extend to the dorsal median ..."

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