[ ter-vert ]
/ ˈtɛr ˌvɛrt /
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a grayish-green color.
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Origin of terre verte
1650–60; <French: literally, green earth
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How to use terre verte in a sentence
There should be an underwash of madder, and maybe terre verte.Dorothy at Oak Knowe|Evelyn Raymond
We have obtained a very beautiful olive from terre verte by simply changing its hue.Field's Chromatography|George Field
British Dictionary definitions for terre verte
/ (ˈtɛəˌvɜːt) /
a greyish-green pigment used in paints, consisting of powdered glauconite
of a greyish-green colour
Word Origin for terre-verte
C17: from French, literally: green earth
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