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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section III. Organic Matter
2. Sensation
Complementary Colors
 
435. Greenness.
 
  
NOUN:GREEN &c. adj.; blue and yellow; vert [her.].
  GREENNESS, verdancy, verdure, viridescence, viridity.
  [COMPARISONS] emerald, malachite, chrysoprase, jasper, chrysolite or olivine, beryl; verd antique, verdigris, aquamarine; reseda, mignonette, absinthe, crême de menthe [F.].
  [PIGMENTS] terre verte [F.], viridian, bice, verditer, verdine, celadon.
  
VERB:RENDER GREEN &c. adj.; green.
  
ADJECTIVE:GREEN, verdant; glaucous, olive; green as grass; verdurous, citrine or citrinous, porraceous, olivaceous, smaragdine [rare].
  emerald -, pea -, grass -, apple -, sea -, olive -, cucumber -, leaf -, Irish -, Kelly -, bottle- green.
  GREENISH, virent [rare], virescent, viridescent [rare], chlorine; aquamarine, blue-green.

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