- vercelli book,
- verd antique,
- verde river,
- verde, cape,
Origin of verdant
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
Word Origin 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.