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verdigris


verdigris

noun ver·di·gris
\ˈvərd-ə-ˌgrēs, -ˌgris, -grəs also -ˌgrē\

Definition of VERDIGRIS

:  a green or greenish blue poisonous pigment resulting from the action of acetic acid on copper, consisting of one or more basic copper acetates, and formerly used in medicine
February 28, 2015
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