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rifle green

n
(Colours)
a. a dark olive green, as in the uniforms of certain rifle regiments
b. (as adjective): rifle-green cloth.
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During the Napoleonic Wars, the British 60th and 95th Rifle Regiments were the first to employ natural colours as they dressed in "rifle green" jackets.
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