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verd antique

or verde antique

[ vurd ]
/ vɜrd /
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noun
a green, mottled or impure serpentine, sold as a marble and much used for decorative purposes.
any of various similar green stones.
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Origin of verd antique

1735–45; <French <Italian verde antico literally, antique green. See verdure, antique
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British Dictionary definitions for verd antique

verd antique
/ (vɜːd) /

noun
a dark green mottled impure variety of serpentine marble
any of various similar marbles or stones
another name for verdigris

Word Origin for verd antique

C18: from French, from Italian verde antico ancient green
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