from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An olive-green pigment commonly made from glauconite, used by artists.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An olive-green earth used as a pigment.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An olive-green earth used as a pigment. See glauconite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as terra verde (which see, under terra).
French : terre, earth (from Latin terra; see ters- in Indo-European roots) + verte, feminine of vert, green (from Old French verd; see verdant).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French, from terre earth + vert, verte, green. (Wiktionary)
a flowerpot filled with moss; or, if preferred, the flowerpot may be filled with wax, in _terre-verte_ green, and the stems must be placed in it before the wax gets hard.