verditer

[ vur-di-ter ]
/ ˈvɜr dɪ tər /

noun

either of two pigments, consisting usually of carbonate of copper prepared by grinding either azurite (blue verditer ) or malachite (green verditer ).

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Origin of verditer

1495–1505; <Middle French verd de terre (French vert de terre) green of earth
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