Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An olive-green pigment commonly made from glauconite, used by artists.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as terra verde (which see, under terra).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun An olive-green earth used as a pigment. See glauconite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An olive-green earth used as a pigment.

Etymologies

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

[French : terre, earth (from Latin terra; see ters- in Indo-European roots) + verte, feminine of vert, green (from Old French verd; see verdant).]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

French, from terre earth + vert, verte, green.

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