Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In music, same as volti.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Monday, September 21, 2009 at 01: 27 PM p.s. J'ai voulu chercher la phrase "avoir la main verte", mais je n'ai pas de dictionnaire sous la main.

    main - French Word-A-Day

  • And while I don't want my thumb to turn literally green, I do want what the French figuratively call "la main verte".

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I've a hunch that Aunt Marie-Françoise has "la main verte" even though I've never seen chickpeas or chard or even a scarecrow chez elle.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • - to have GREEN FINGERS (UK) -- avoir la main verte, être “bon jardinier”.

    vert - French Word-A-Day

  • I was told the French equivalent would be avoir la main verte.

    main - French Word-A-Day

  • By the time we returned home from our walk, we definitely had "la main verte."

    French Word-A-Day:

  • This part of Provence is classified zone verte, meaning “green zone,” as it is a protected area.

    Words in a French Life

  • Nouveaux MacBook: Greenpeace félicite Apple - Depuis quelque temps, Apple se fait fort d'apparaître comme une entreprise plus "verte".

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Barnaby Conrad: Absinthe: History in a Bottle - read about "la fée verte"

    detente - French Word-A-Day

  • The most frequently cited prototype is Jacques Vergely and Philippe Mathieux's Promenade Plantée of 1988 – 1993 in Paris (also known as Le Viaduc des Arts and La Coulée verte — "the green stream"), a three-mile-long masonry viaduct that extends between the Place de la Bastille and the Bois de Vincennes, with a landscaped pathway atop the structure and shops inserted into the archways below.

    Up in the Park

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