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Green is the fourth color in the rainbow. Green can be created by mixing yellow and blue together. Aside from blue, green has the largest gradient spectrum of all colors ranging from light lime green to dark forest green.

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The color green is usually associated with life and nature. Green (along with red) is a popular color at Christmas but it is also strongly associated with springtime and the revival of life. Hence, the phrase “you’re green” describes someone who is new at something. Green is actually the color icon of ecology and the “Go Green” environmentalism movement. It is also a color that represents vegetables and plant life like grass and trees. Hence, when someone is a good gardener they are said to have a “green thumb.”

In Muslim countries, green is a holy color and in Ireland it is a lucky color. Green is a popular color in clothes for both men and women. In jewellery, emeralds are a beloved green gemstone. Green is the third and last color on streetlights that symbolize that it’s safe for cars to keep going. Green is also the color used on many road signs because it is supposed to have a calming effect on people.

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