Definition of Sage-green

1. Adjective. Of the grey-green color of sage leaves.

Exact synonyms: Sage
Similar to: Chromatic



Definition of Sage-green

1. Noun. A shade of green similar to that of the leaves of the sage plant ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Sage-green

sagamore
sagamores
saganaki
saganash
saganashes
sagapen
sagapens
sagapenum
sagapenums
sagas
sagathies
sagathy
sagbut
sagbuts
sage-green (current term)
sage-grouse
sage-grouses
sage brush
sage chicken
sage chickens
sage cock
sage cocks
sage green
sage grouse
sage grouses
sage hen
sage hens
sage sparrow
sage sparrows

Literary usage of Sage-green

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

1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1883)
"Sing Ho ! for the tweet Sage Green '} Her face is as wan as the water white. ... Sing Ho ! for the sweet Sage Green /) A Board-School Accomplishment. ..."

2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"... sage-green, the abdomen of a yellowish-green, and the head and head-parts of a pearly-yellowish (this is so both dorsally and ventrally). ..."

3. American Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking: Containing a History of by Wesley Washington Pasko (1894)
"Combinations upon pale-green grounds which have been toned with brown, I. e., sage green : Deep sage creen and carmine, deep sage green and red purple, ..."

4. A Cotton Fabrics Glossary by Frank P. Bennett, & Co (1914)
"... SAGE GREEN. 6 ounces orange li.; 2 ounces fast yellow S.; ... DARK SAGE GREEN. 10 ounces orange il.; 3 ounces fast yellow S.; ..."

5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1907)
"The thorax is dark rk brown, but clothed with a coat of long sage green scales. On the fore wings the ground colour is dark brown ; basal area dusted ..."

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