Definition of green earth in English:

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green earth


Another term for terre verte.
Example sentences
  • The basic colours used were the earth pigments: red ochre, yellow ochre, green earth, and white from chalk or the like.
  • If I want a green earth, I'm much more inclined to make that from a manganese blue and black and cadmium yellow with a touch of red, which creates a color that is its equivalent but, for me, livelier.
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