viridity

[vuh-rid-i-tee]
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Origin of viridity

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin viriditās, equivalent to viridi(s) green + -tās- -ty2
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British Dictionary definitions for viridity

viridity

noun
  1. the quality or state of being green; greenness; verdancy
  2. innocence, youth, or freshness

Word Origin for viridity

C15: from Latin viriditās, from viridis green
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