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terre verte

[ter vert]
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noun
  1. a grayish-green color.
  2. green earth.

Origin of terre verte

1650–60; < French: literally, green earth
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British Dictionary definitions for terre-verte

terre-verte

noun
  1. a greyish-green pigment used in paints, consisting of powdered glauconite
adjective
  1. of a greyish-green colour

Word Origin

C17: from French, literally: green earth
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