pea-green


Also found in: Thesaurus.

pea green

n.
A moderate, strong, or brilliant yellow green.

pea′-green′ adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pea-green - of a moderate slightly yellowish-green color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations

pea-green

[ˈpiːˈgriːn] ADJverde claro
References in classic literature ?
He selected a costume of pea-green and pink satin and velvet, with embroidered shags on all the edges and iridescent pearls for ornaments.
In the course of the day the little squadron arrived at the confluence of Henry and Mad Rivers, which, thus united, swelled into a beautiful stream of a light pea-green color, navigable for boats of any size, and which, from the place of junction, took the name of Snake River, a stream doomed to be the scene of much disaster to the travellers.
First came the Imperial Cornet Band of Oz, dressed in emerald velvet uniforms with slashes of pea-green satin and buttons of immense cut emeralds.
And all night long, in the starlight pale, We sail away, with a pea-green sail, And whistle and warble a moony song To the echoing sound of a coppery gong.
His getting on his box, which I remember to have been decorated with an old weather-stained pea-green hammercloth moth-eaten into rags, was quite a work of time.
And then the queen had a fancy to have the colour of the door altered, and the painters dabbed him over the mouth and eyes, and nearly choked him, as they painted him pea-green.
Lord, how some of that Somaliland-Uganda crowd would turn a beautiful pea-green if they saw it
They had two great hooks like arms, for carrying trays; and they were painted pea-green, or vermilion, or black for convenience of distinction; in every other way they were only automatic machines and nobody would have looked twice at them.
Lady Crawley is made to put on the brightest pea-green in her wardrobe, and my pupils leave off their thick shoes and tight old tartan pelisses, and wear silk stockings and muslin frocks, as fashionable baronets' daughters should.
Here and there that woods harlequin, the madrone, permitting itself to be caught in the act of changing its pea-green trunk to madder-red, breathed its fragrance into the air from great clusters of waxen bells.
People and their pets should avoid areas where the water is foamy, scummy, thick-like paint, pea-green, blue-green or brownish red in color, if a thick mat of blue-green algae is visible in the water, or bright green cells are suspended in the water column," the state said.
SIR Elton John went to sea in a beautiful pea-green suit - on a shorts trip to fetch his shopping.