Chartreuse (color)

Chartreuse (US: /ʃɑːrˈtruːz, -ˈtruːs/, UK: /-ˈtrɜːz/, French: [ʃaʁtʁøz]), also known as yellow-green, is a color between yellow and green. It was named for its resemblance to the green color of a French liqueur called chartreuse verte, which was introduced in 1764. Similarly, Chartreuse Yellow is a yellow color mixed with a small amount of green; It was named for its similarity in color to another French liqueur called Yellow Chartreuse, which was introduced in 1838.