meaning of bottle-green

bottle-green meaning in General Dictionary

of a dark to modest greyish green shade

Sentence Examples with the word bottle-green

At a distance the plumage of the adult appears to be white and black in about equal proportions, the latter predominating above; but on closer examination nearly all the seeming black is found to be a bottle-green gleaming with purple and copper; the tail-coverts, both above and below, are of a bright bay colour, seldom visible in flight.

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