Celadon meaning

sĕlə-dŏn
Celadon is a muted jade green, often associated with a transparent glaze for pottery of the same name.
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A pale to very pale green.
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A type of pottery having a pale green glaze, originally produced in China.
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A pale grayish-green color.
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A pale green colour or tinted with gray.

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A pale green Chinese glaze.
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A ceramic ware with a pale green glaze.
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Of a pale green colour tinted with gray.
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Origin of celadon

  • 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

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowed from the French céladon from the character named Céladon, who wore pale green ribbons, in the novel "Astree" by Honoré d'Urfé, from Latin Celadon, a warrior's name in Ovid's "Metamorphoses".

    From Wiktionary