- green with vegetation; covered with growing plants or grass: a verdant oasis.
- of the color green: a verdant lawn.
- inexperienced; unsophisticated: verdant college freshmen.
Origin of verdant
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Examples from the Web for verdancy
Wearily did he pass some of his time amidst the verdancy of the woods.The Hunted Outlaw
He shook his head sorrowfully, for I think the verdancy of my youth appealed to him.A Tatter of Scarlet
S. R. Crockett
But the girls either denied the verdancy, or, if they admitted the charge in part, maintained it was an added excellence.Mr. Claghorn's Daughter
The garden is a bath of verdancy and coolness even upon the most torrid day.Romance of Roman Villas
Elizabeth W. (Elizbeth Williams) Champney
Thus the term "adobe," the sun-dried brick, as applied to a man, signifies vealiness and verdancy.
- covered with green vegetation
- (of plants, etc) green in colour
- immature or unsophisticated; green
Word Origin and History for verdancy
1580s, "green," from Middle French virdeant "becoming green," present participle of Old French verdeiier "become green," from Vulgar Latin *viridiare "grow green, make green," from Latin viridis "green" (see verdure). Related: Verdantly.