Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 11/05/14 Celadon

Celadon (noun, adjective)
celadon [sel-uh-don, -dn]


noun
1. any of several Chinese porcelains having a translucent, pale green glaze.
2. any porcelain imitating these.
3. a pale gray-green.

adjective
4. having the color celadon.

Origin: 1760-70; named after Céladon, name of a character in L' Astrée, a tale by H. d'Urfé (1568-1625), French writer

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