Definitions

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).

Etymologies

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)

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