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viridity

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noun vi·rid·i·ty \və-ˈri-də-tē\

Definition of viridity

  1. 1 a :  the quality or state of being green b :  the color of grass or foliage

  2. 2 :  naive innocence



Examples of viridity

  1. <a heroine beset by the vacuous viridity that is so typical of romance novels>



Origin of viridity

Middle English viridite, from Latin viriditat-, viriditas, from viridis


First Known Use: 15th century


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