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verd antique

noun verd an·tique \ˌvərd-ˌan-ˈtēk\

Definition of VERD ANTIQUE

:  a green mottled or veined serpentine marble or calcareous serpentine much used for indoor decoration especially by the ancient Romans

Variants of VERD ANTIQUE

verd an·tique or verde an·tique \ˌvərd-ˌan-ˈtēk\

Origin of VERD ANTIQUE

Italian verde antico, literally, ancient green
First Known Use: 1745

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