One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A colour intermediate between blue and green; a pigment of this colour.
2Blue-green alga. Usually in plural.
Of a colour intermediate between blue and green.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Sparrow (1615–1670), translator and lawyer. From blue + green.
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