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 for Victoria green
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Green \Green\ (gr[=e]n), n.
     1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar
        spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
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     2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with
        verdant herbage; as, the village green.
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              O'er the smooth enameled green.       --Milton.
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     3. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants;
        wreaths; -- usually in the plural.
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              In that soft season when descending showers
              Call forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers.
                                                    --Pope.
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     4. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets,
        etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
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     5. Any substance or pigment of a green color.
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     Alkali green (Chem.), an alkali salt of a sulphonic acid
        derivative of a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald
        green; -- called also Helvetia green.
  
     Berlin green. (Chem.) See under Berlin.
  
     Brilliant green (Chem.), a complex aniline dye, resembling
        emerald green in composition.
  
     Brunswick green, an oxychloride of copper.
  
     Chrome green. See under Chrome.
  
     Emerald green. (Chem.)
        (a) A complex basic derivative of aniline produced as a
            metallic, green crystalline substance, and used for
            dyeing silk, wool, and mordanted vegetable fiber a
            brilliant green; -- called also aldehyde green,
            acid green, malachite green, Victoria green,
            solid green, etc. It is usually found as a double
            chloride, with zinc chloride, or as an oxalate.
        (b) See Paris green (below).
  
     Gaignet's green (Chem.) a green pigment employed by the
        French artist, Adrian Gusgnet, and consisting essentially
        of a basic hydrate of chromium.
  
     Methyl green (Chem.), an artificial rosaniline dyestuff,
        obtained as a green substance having a brilliant yellow
        luster; -- called also light-green.
  
     Mineral green. See under Mineral.
  
     Mountain green. See Green earth, under Green, a.
  
     Paris green (Chem.), a poisonous green powder, consisting
        of a mixture of several double salts of the acetate and
        arsenite of copper. It has found very extensive use as a
        pigment for wall paper, artificial flowers, etc., but
        particularly as an exterminator of insects, as the potato
        bug; -- called also Schweinfurth green, imperial
        green, Vienna green, emerald qreen, and mitis
        green.
  
     Scheele's green (Chem.), a green pigment, consisting
        essentially of a hydrous arsenite of copper; -- called
        also Swedish green. It may enter into various pigments
        called parrot green, pickel green, Brunswick green,
        nereid green, or emerald green.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Victoria \Vic*to"ri*a\, prop. n. [NL.]
     1. (Bot.) A genus of aquatic plants named in honor of Queen
        Victoria. The Victoria regia is a native of Guiana and
        Brazil. Its large, spreading leaves are often over five
        feet in diameter, and have a rim from three to five inches
        high; its immense rose-white flowers sometimes attain a
        diameter of nearly two feet.
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     2. A kind of low four-wheeled pleasure carriage, with a
        calash top, designed for two persons and the driver who
        occupies a high seat in front.
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     3. (Astron.) An asteroid discovered by Hind in 1850; --
        called also Clio.
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     4. One of an American breed of medium-sized white hogs with a
        slightly dished face and very erect ears.
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     Victoria cross, a bronze Maltese cross, awarded for valor
        to members of the British army or navy. It was first
        bestowed in 1857, at the close of the Crimean war. The
        recipients also have a pension of [pounds]10 a year.
  
     Victoria green. (Chem.) See Emerald green, under Green.
        
  
     Victoria lily (Bot.), the Victoria regia. See def. 1,
        above.
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