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Sunday, November 06, 2005

Definitions for verdure

  1. Green; greenness; freshness of vegetation; as, the verdure of the meadows in June.

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Citations for verdure
A wide expanse of living verdure, cultivated gardens, shady groves, fertile cornfields, flowed round it like a sea. Motley,
The first white settlers in the area started as yeomen, scouring the land of trees and verdure to create and homesteads. Claude Andrew Clegg III, An Original Man
Origin of verdure
1250-1300
Verdure is from Old French verd, green, from Latin viridis.