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

  • n. Variant of virtu.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Virtue; power. See virtue.
  • n. See Virtu.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old spelling of virtue.
  • n. See virtu.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. artistic quality
  • n. love of or taste for fine objects of art


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  • Vertu, Brute!

    May 7, 2018

  • (n): 1. love of or taste for fine objects of art, connoisseurship.

    2. artistic quality

    cf. virtu

    December 31, 2008