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chartreuse

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chartreuse

noun char·treuse \shär-ˈtrüz, -ˈtrüs\

Definition of CHARTREUSE

:  a variable color averaging a brilliant yellow green

Origin of CHARTREUSE

Chartreuse
First Known Use: 1884

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion

Chartreuse

trademark

Definition of CHARTREUSE

—used for a usually green or yellow liqueur

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms

finish, gimlet, mull, sake, setup, sommelier, syllabub, vintner, wassail

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