Green is the color between blue and yellow on the visible spectrum. It is evoked by light which has a dominant wavelength of roughly 495–570 nm. … By far the largest contributor to green in nature is chlorophyll, the chemical by which plants photosynthesize and convert sunlight into chemical energy. – Wikipedia
Okay, so we have the definition of green, but what is it really?
Green leaves peeking through the snow are a promise of the tulips, daffodils & crocuses to come.
If someone is green-around-the-gills, watch out, because they may lose their lunch at any moment.
What about the green-eyed-monster that is otherwise called jealousy?
Or the deep green of the emeralds in your grandmother’s vintage brooch?
Our family also has a shade of green that we call Aunt-Marty-Green. It is a hideous shade of green, but she loved it.
Who could forget the Dr. Seuss classic, Green Eggs & Ham?