Examples from the Web for 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|Robin Givhan|July 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It was a typical suburban dwelling with a verdant lawn and lots of flowering shrubs.
What better way to celebrate spring than with a verdant bowl of budding goodness?
And as to the "verdant leaflets" (unless you mean election squibs), where are they?
Never had I felt such loneliness as that which lapped the lip of the verdant bowl.The Metal Monster|A. Merritt
The fertile plain was green and verdant with the bursting summer.A Friend of Caesar|William Stearns Davis
After fixing her booty on the verdant pinnacle, the Pompilus casts around for a favourable spot and digs her burrow.The Mason-bees|J. Henri Fabre
It stood on the edge of a ravine, and the end of the verandah looked over a verdant precipice, beautiful but terrible too.Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for verdant
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.