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Any of various shades of green, especially the greyish-green colour of the underside of the leaves of the almond tree.
Of this shade of green.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Milliner & Dressmaker.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.