Glossary Term:Chartreuse

A yellow-green color

Chartreuse describes a bright yellow-green color.

Popular for spring weddings (at least here, in the US)  this rather elegant-sounding shade is, apparently, the namesake of a French liqueur.

Chartreuse Wedding

Chartreuse is a color halfway between green and yellow that was named so after a French liqueur called Green Chartreuse. Chartreuse Wedding

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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
chartreuse (noun)
a variable color averaging a brilliant yellow green
Chartreuse (trademark)
- used for a usually green or yellow liqueur
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