Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A dull green, mottled or veined serpentine used in interior decoration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mottled green serpentine marble.
  • n. A kind of green porphyry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A mottled-green serpentine marble.
  • A green porphyry called oriental verd antique.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ornamental stone which has long been used and highly prized, having been well known to the ancient Romans.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dark green impure marble

Etymologies

Obsolete French, from Italian verde antico : verde, green + antico, antique.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French vert antique a kind of marble; verd, vert, green + antique ancient: compare Italian verde antico. (Wiktionary)

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