from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Green with vegetation; covered with green growth.
- adj. Green.
- adj. Lacking experience or sophistication; naive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Green in colour.
- adj. Abundant in verdure; lush with vegetation.
- adj. Fresh.
- adj. A Symbol of Environmentalism.
- adj. Inexperienced.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Covered with growing plants or grass; green; fresh; flourishing
- adj. Unripe in knowledge or judgment; unsophisticated; raw; green.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Green; fresh; covered with growing plants or grass: as, verdant fields; a verdant lawn.
- Green in knowledge; simple by reason of inexperience; inexperienced; unsophisticated; raw; green.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. characterized by abundance of verdure
French verdoyant, from Old French, present participle of verdoyer, to become green, from Vulgar Latin *viridiāre, from Latin viridis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle French verdoyant, from Old French verb verdier, verdoier, from vert ("green"), from Vulgar Latin *virdis, from Latin viridis. (Wiktionary)