verditer

[vur-di-ter]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. verdi, giuseppe,
  2. verdict,
  3. verdigris,
  4. verdigris toadstool,
  5. verdin,
  6. verdun,
  7. verdure,
  8. verdurous,
  9. vere, edward de,
  10. verecund

Origin of verditer

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

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