[vur-jer-uh s]


rich in verdure; freshly green; verdant.
covered with verdure, as places.
consisting of verdure.
of, relating to, or characteristic of verdure.

Origin of verdurous

First recorded in 1595–1605; verdure + -ous
Related formsver·dur·ous·ness, nounun·ver·dur·ous, adjectiveun·ver·dur·ous·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for verdurous

leafy, lush, grassy, flourishing, fresh

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Historical Examples of verdurous

Word Origin and History for verdurous

c.1600, from verdure + -ous.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper