yellowish green


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellowish green a shade of green tinged with yellow
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In literature:

Its leaves are oval, and, when young, of a rich yellowish colour, which changes to a bright green.
"The Young Voyageurs" by Mayne Reid
The head and back are yellowish green, becoming almost golden in the sunlight.
"Birds of the Indian Hills" by Douglas Dewar
It should be a clear yellowish green with much scum.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
In this valley I saw huge broad leaves of a brilliant yellowish green.
"The Forest Exiles" by Mayne Reid
Soft and fine and vivid green it was, of the kind that had been gathered for Larie's nest and had turned yellowish in drying.
"Bird Stories" by Edith M. Patch
The yellowish green flat on either side of the Powder was studded with wild flowers, and the cottonwood trees were in full leaf.
"Indian Child Life" by Charles A. Eastman
Small-sized tree, often only a shrub, Heartwood pale, yellowish green, sapwood lighter color.
"Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
I like this yellowish colour better than green, don't you?
"The Talking Horse" by F. Anstey
And imagine its crown of foliage, dark yellowish-green, hanging in enormous graceful plumes.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard
Near the shore its color is yellowish, farther out a pale green, and still farther out a dreary blue.
"Holland, v. 1 (of 2)" by Edmondo de Amicis
It is like a little pumpkin, green outside and yellowish-white inside.
"My Friends the Savages" by Giovanni Battista Cerruti
Yellowish green at first, they rapidly take on the bright, strong green of maturity.
"Getting Acquainted with the Trees" by J. Horace McFarland
The tube surface is yellow or yellowish green, becoming bluish when bruised; opening of tubes large and angular.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
A yellowish green light spread all over its surface in clouds, waves and flashes.
"Little Masterpieces of Science:" by Various
Flowers pale yellowish-green, 3 in.
"Trees of the Northern United States" by Austin C. Apgar
They are of a yellowish green color and are unspotted.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
After long use, however, the final shade is yellowish green.
"Philippine Mats" by Hugo H. Miller
The slipper is yellowish-green.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
The former had turned yellowish green, the latter brick-red.
"The Brightener" by C. N. Williamson
Mrs Jehoram's eyes had rested upon a black speck creeping slowly across a patch of yellowish-green up the hill.
"The Wonderful Visit" by Herbert George Wells

In news:

A very typical summer apple it is large, soft and yellowish-green with a smooth skin.
Yellow nutsedge is a shiny, yellowish-green grass-like plant that infests turf, crops and landscapes.
A green tomato is old enough for picking if the interior is yellowish and the pulp is jelly-like.
Cascading, pendulous, twisted, yellowish green flowers that remind me of curled ribbon.
The simplest way to describe a 'durian' (pronounced doo-ree-ann) is to say it's a yellowish-green fruit about the size of an mid-sized watermelon.
But flowering quinces ' fruits, yellowish-green with a hint of red, are rock-hard.