chartreuse
[ shahr-trooz ]
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Part of SpeechnounOrigin + Etymology
Mid-19th century; French;; Named after La Grande Chartreuse, the Carthusian monastery near Grenoble, where the liqueur also named chartreuse was produced. The name of color comes from the best variety of this liqueur.
Synonyms
noun
blue-green olive apple aquamarine
Antonyms
noun
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Definition
nouna clear, light green with a yellowish tinge
Examples
nounA) The couch is a beautiful chartreuse color, which really pairs well with their sunny meadow vibe. B) Her favorite color is chartreuse, so she bought a winter coat in the color.
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