A celadon colored bowl.
celadon definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French céladon, a delicate green, earlier, a tender lover, after Céladon, the hero in Astrée, romance by d'Urfe (1610) ; from Classical Latin (; from Classical Greek Keladōn), character in Ovid's Metamorphoses
celadon definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A pale to very pale green.
- A type of pottery having a pale green glaze, originally produced in China.
Origin: French, after Céladon, a character in L'Astrée, a romance by Honoré d'Urfé (1568-1625), French writer, after Celadōn, a character in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
- celˈa·donˌ adjective