One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A greyish-green colour.
Of a greyish-green colour.
1930s; earliest use found in Discovery: a monthly popular journal of knowledge. From the name of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent + green, with reference to the colour of the going-away outfit worn by Princess Marina after her marriage to George, Duke of Kent in 1934.
Marina green/məˈriːnə ˈɡriːn/
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