GRASGROEN (n. n.)
PEACHAM, Henry, The Gentlemans Exercise. Or, An exquisite practise, as well for drawing all manner of Beasts in their true Portraitures : as also the making of all kinds of colours, to be used in Limning, Painting, Tricking, and Blazon of Coates, and Armes, with divers other most delightfull and pleasurable observations, for all young Gentlemen and others. As also Serving for the necessary use and generall benefit of divers Trades-men and Artificers, as namely Painters, Ioners, Free-Masons, Cutters and Carvers, &c. for the farther gracing, beautifying, and garnishing of all their absolute and worthy pieces, either for Borders, Architects, or Columnes, &c., London, J. Legat, 1634.1 quotations
A grassy or yellowish Greene.
In high Dutch Grassgrum, in Belgick Gersgroen, […]. Italice verde de giallo. Hispanice verde qui tiene pocode Rurio, in Latine prassinus, in Greeke πράσινον of πρασόν which is Leeke, whose colour it resembleth, there is also a precious stone called prasites of the same colour. This colour is made grinding Ceruse with Pinke, or adding a little Verditure with the juyce of Rue or herbe Grace.