Spanish green

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Spanish green (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry, dated) Copper acetate.
  2. (color) The color of copper after extended exposure to the atmosphere.
  3. A pigment, formerly used in oil painting, obtained by exposing copper plates to vinegar (acetic acid).

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