Definition of Sage green

1. Noun. The color of sage leaves.

Generic synonyms: Green, Greenness, Viridity

Definition of Sage green

1. Noun. A greyish green colour, like that of sage. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a greyish green colour, like that of sage. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sage Green

sage brush
sage chicken
sage chickens
sage cock
sage cocks
sage green (current term)
sage grouse
sage grouses
sage hen
sage hens
sage sparrow
sage sparrows
sage thrasher
sage thrashers
sage willow
sagebrush lizard
sagebrush mariposa tulip

Literary usage of Sage green

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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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