- green with vegetation; covered with growing plants or grass: a verdant oasis.
- of the color green: a verdant lawn.
- inexperienced; unsophisticated: verdant college freshmen.
Origin of verdant
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Contemporary Examples of verdant
A jacket resembled a verdant forest with its beautiful chaos of green feathers.Chanel, Armani, and Givenchy Present Their Haute-Couture Collections in Paris
July 4, 2012
It was a typical suburban dwelling with a verdant lawn and lots of flowering shrubs.My Time With Betty Ford
July 10, 2011
What better way to celebrate spring than with a verdant bowl of budding goodness?What to Eat: Easter
March 30, 2010
Historical Examples of verdant
Suddenly the whole face of it was adorned with a verdant, undulating robe.
At length they rose from the verdant green, and chased each other in mock pursuit.
Nature in one of her wildest moments, verdant and profound, was revealed.The Hound From The North
One must be eager, verdant, to write happily the story of travel.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
The 'Verdant Wanderers of Wyoming;' that is precisely what we shall be.Two Boys in Wyoming
Edward S. Ellis
- covered with green vegetation
- (of plants, etc) green in colour
- immature or unsophisticated; green
Word Origin for verdant
Word Origin and History for verdant
1580s, "green," from Middle French virdeant "becoming green," present participle of Old French verdeiier "become green," from Vulgar Latin *viridiare "grow green, make green," from Latin viridis "green" (see verdure). Related: Verdantly.