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Definition: Victoria green
1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar
spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with
verdant herbage; as, the village green.
O'er the smooth enameled green. --Milton.
3. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants;
wreaths; -- usually in the plural.
In that soft season when descending showers
Call forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers.
4. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets,
etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
5. Any substance or pigment of a green color.
(Chem.), an alkali salt of a sulphonic acid
derivative of a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald
green; -- called also Helvetia green
. (Chem.) See under Berlin
(Chem.), a complex aniline dye, resembling
emerald green in composition.
, an oxychloride of copper.
. See under Chrome
(a) A complex basic derivative of aniline produced as a
metallic, green crystalline substance, and used for
dyeing silk, wool, and mordanted vegetable fiber a
brilliant green; -- called also aldehyde green
, malachite green
, Victoria green
, etc. It is usually found as a double
chloride, with zinc chloride, or as an oxalate.
(b) See Paris green
(Chem.) a green pigment employed by the
French artist, Adrian Gusgnet, and consisting essentially
of a basic hydrate of chromium.
(Chem.), an artificial rosaniline dyestuff,
obtained as a green substance having a brilliant yellow
luster; -- called also light-green
. See under Mineral
. See Green earth
, under Green
(Chem.), a poisonous green powder, consisting
of a mixture of several double salts of the acetate and
arsenite of copper. It has found very extensive use as a
pigment for wall paper, artificial flowers, etc., but
particularly as an exterminator of insects, as the potato
bug; -- called also Schweinfurth green
, imperial green
, Vienna green
, emerald qreen
, and mitis green
(Chem.), a green pigment, consisting
essentially of a hydrous arsenite of copper; -- called
also Swedish green
. It may enter into various pigments
called parrot green
, pickel green
, Brunswick green
, or emerald green
, n. [NL.]
1. (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen
Victoria. The Victoria regia
is a native of Guiana and
Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five
feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches
high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a
diameter of nearly two feet.
2. A kind of low four-wheeled pleasure carriage, with a
calash top, designed for two persons and the driver who
occupies a high seat in front.
3. (Astron.) An asteroid discovered by Hind in 1850; --
called also Clio
4. One of an American breed of medium-sized white hogs with a
slightly dished face and very erect ears.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
, a bronze Maltese cross, awarded for valor
to members of the British army or navy. It was first
bestowed in 1857, at the close of the Crimean war. The
recipients also have a pension of [pounds]10 a year.
. (Chem.) See Emerald green
, under Green
(Bot.), the Victoria regia
. See def. 1,