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viridian

noun vi·rid·i·an \və-ˈri-dē-ən\

Definition of VIRIDIAN

:  a chrome green pigment that is a hydrated oxide of chromium
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Origin of VIRIDIAN

Latin viridis
First Known Use: 1882

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