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Verde here is an adjetivo sustantivado (i.e., an adjective that performs the function of a noun). You are not referring to a coloring (colorante o pigmento), but the color itself, and it is actually doing the job of a noun. In English you do this all the time. In Spanish it is way less common, but it happens. DRAE's entry for sustantivar leads to ...


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Basically we are omitting a word here: Me gusta el (color) verde de tus ojos. color is the noun, and green is characterising the noun, so verde is an adjective.


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From the DRAE (the dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy) m. Colorante o pigmento utilizado para producir el color verde. So it is a noun



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