terre verte

[ ter -vert ]
/ ˈtɛr ˌvɛrt /

noun

a grayish-green color.

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Origin of terre verte

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

terre-verte
/ (ˈtɛəˌvɜːt) /

noun

a greyish-green pigment used in paints, consisting of powdered glauconite

adjective

of a greyish-green colour

Word Origin for terre-verte

C17: from French, literally: green earth
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