vert bouteille

English translation: bottle green or beach glass green

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French term or phrase:vert bouteille
English translation:bottle green or beach glass green
Entered by: Sandra C.

21:33 Apr 22, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Furniture / Household Appliances / colours
French term or phrase: vert bouteille
describes the colour of a couch
Sandra C.
France
Local time: 20:54
bottle green or beach glass green
Explanation:
I would say

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Note added at 2 mins (2005-04-22 21:36:23 GMT)
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with hyphen apparently

But it is the bottle-green icebergs that provoke the most interest, for it is not certain why they are green. Is it due to intrinsic optical properties ...
www.science-frontiers.com/sf087/sf087g15.htm - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 3 mins (2005-04-22 21:37:18 GMT)
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Beach glass green opal earrings, Beach glass green opal earrings, $12.00. Beach glass earrings with green glass opal accent. ...
hurstjewelry.easystorecreator.com/browse_dept_items.asp/ categ_id/2/parent_ids/0/Name/Earrings - 48k - Cached - Similar pages


Fran and Michael Hurst Handcrafted Jewelry... Beach glass green opal earrings. Beach glass matte jet AB earrings. Beach glass pink cat\'s eye earrings. Beach glass topaz opal earrings ...
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Selected response from:

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Grading comment
it's hunanimous! thanks a lot!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
5 +13bottle green or beach glass green
Jane Lamb-Ruiz


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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +13
bottle green or beach glass green


Explanation:
I would say

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Note added at 2 mins (2005-04-22 21:36:23 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

with hyphen apparently

But it is the bottle-green icebergs that provoke the most interest, for it is not certain why they are green. Is it due to intrinsic optical properties ...
www.science-frontiers.com/sf087/sf087g15.htm - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 3 mins (2005-04-22 21:37:18 GMT)
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Beach glass green opal earrings, Beach glass green opal earrings, $12.00. Beach glass earrings with green glass opal accent. ...
hurstjewelry.easystorecreator.com/browse_dept_items.asp/ categ_id/2/parent_ids/0/Name/Earrings - 48k - Cached - Similar pages


Fran and Michael Hurst Handcrafted Jewelry... Beach glass green opal earrings. Beach glass matte jet AB earrings. Beach glass pink cat\'s eye earrings. Beach glass topaz opal earrings ...
hurstjewelry.easystorecreator.com/site_map.asp - 41k - Cached - Similar pages



Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
it's hunanimous! thanks a lot!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Pierre Renault: bottle green
18 mins

agree  cchat: like ten green bottles
21 mins

agree  Tony M: bottle-green --- it's common enough, after all!
40 mins

agree  xxxcmwilliams: bottle green
1 hr

agree  Elizabeth Lyons: French perfume oils come in huge hand-blown green bottles of this color.
2 hrs

agree  xxxBourth: Yep, linguistocolourwise, bottles are always green, except for blue bottle flies ...
2 hrs

agree  Tegan Raleigh: yes, "bottle green" is in the American Heritage dictionary, as a "dark to moderate grayish green"
2 hrs

agree  Charlie Bavington: indeed, not sure why this is tricky in any way...
3 hrs

agree  Ian Burley: bottle green
9 hrs

agree  adelinea
11 hrs

agree  egunn: Bottle green, yes. Not sure I'd want a bottle green couch though, but perhaps I'm old-fashioned.
11 hrs

agree  Nathalie Bendavid: bottle green
13 hrs

agree  Enza Longo: bottle green
13 hrs
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