bottle-green bottle-green

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of a dark to moderate greyish green color

Usage(s):

  1. England's grey stone, gothic cathedrals and trim, bottle-green countryside, and the fleshless abstractions of modern European art, only roused Williams' nostalgia for Guiana.
  2. Korean veterans called the Indians one of the best outfits they had seen cracker-crisp Rajputana Rifles in bottle-green turbans and berets, Dogras.
  3. Promisingly vulnerable to parasites is the Japanese beetle, a handsome bronze and bottle-green creature smaller than a June bug.
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