blue verditer


See under verditer.

Definition for blue verditer (2 of 2)

[ vur-di-ter ]
/ ˈvɜr dɪ tər /


either of two pigments, consisting usually of carbonate of copper prepared by grinding either azurite (blue verditer) or malachite (green verditer).

Origin of verditer

1495–1505; < Middle French verd de terre (French vert de terre) green of earth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020