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chartreuse

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  • n  aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils; made at monastery near Grenoble, France
  • n  a shade of green tinged with yellow
  • s  of something having the yellowish green color of Chartreuse liqueur

  • Sticky strands of chartreuse goo extrude through a nozzle and "grow" upward in apparent defiance of gravity.
  • Sticky strands of chartreuse goo extrude through a nozzle and "grow" upward in apparent defiance of gravity.
  • White and pink were fine; chartreuse flopped because it reminded women of baby's soiled diapers.
News & Articles

  • Shay Mitchell's Pretty Little Outfit Idea
    Shay Mitchell (Getty) Pretty Little Liars actress Shay Mitchell has quite a few style tricks up her sleeve. Her latest was in the form of a new color combo we're dying to try. For last night's Paley Center event, Shay wore Naven's adorable periwinkle short suit with a hot chartreuse tank underneath. Now, we love the neon trend (still) and we love the pastel trend (still), but we never thought to ...
    June 11, 2013 - StyleBistro
  • Unique types of plants may crop up anywhere
    Probably the most well-known of Michigan-based plant discoveries was the 'Gold Standard' Hosta, by the late Pauline Banyai of Royal Oak. Legend has it Pauline found this green and chartreuse variegated beauty in a tray of starts from Bordine's Nursery.
    June 7, 2013 - Detroit News
Quotes

  • Giorgio Armani in The Associated Press
    Chartreuse is a flash of sun, of energy,Armani said after the show.
  • Barry Zito in MLB.com
    Chocolate brown, burnt orange and mustard yellow. Classic '70s,Zito said. "But Adrienne said they needed to incorporate the A's color into it, so I threw in a chartreuse and olive green instead of the burnt orange. And she inverted the Z...
  • Matthew Williamson in Telegraph.co.uk
    It has been fascinating to search through my archives to isolate the most iconic pieces, then rework them for H&M. I have focused on the peacock motif to develop a palette of blues, chartreuse and emerald, with flashes of pink,says Williamson.

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