- English Forest Law.
- vegetation bearing green leaves in a forest and capable of serving as a cover for deer.
- the right to cut such vegetation.
- Heraldry. the tincture, or color, green.
- Heraldry. of the tincture green: a lion vert.
Origin of vert
Related Words for vertolive, blue-green, fir, sap, jade, sage, moss, pine, forest, sea, grass, peacock, apple, spinach, willow, verdigris, malachite, beryl, chartreuse, kelly
Examples from the Web for vert
Contemporary Examples of vert
The tiny creatures “drop the vert ramp” and do extreme stunts in a tiny skate park built by Willmott.The Week in Weird: A Skyscraper Missing Elevators, ‘Frankenfish’ & More
August 9, 2013
Historical Examples of vert
That is the coat of the Blandamers—barry nebuly of six, argent and vert.The Nebuly Coat
John Meade Falkner
A lizard (as supposed) vert, escaping from the trunk of an old tree, proper.The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1
If he's going to 'vert in this insane way there isn't a day to lose.Under the Deodars
This colour was derived from copper, and is called "vert de cuivre."Chats on Oriental China
J. F. Blacker
Litholres, of Litholres: Vert, a lion rampant, or sem of calthraps sable.Lancashire Sketches
- English legal history
- the right to cut green wood in a forest
- the wood itself
- the colour green
- (as adjective, usually postpositive)a table vert
Word Origin for vert
mid-15c., from Anglo-French, Old French vert, from Latin viridem, viridis "green" (see verdure).
"to turn in some direction," 1570s, from Latin vertere (see versus).