chartreuse

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noun char·treuse \shär-ˈtrüz, -ˈtrüs\

Definition of chartreuse

  1. :  a variable color averaging a brilliant yellow green

Origin and Etymology of chartreuse

Chartreuse


First Known Use: 1884


Chartreuse

trademark char·treuse

Definition of Chartreuse

  1. —used for a usually green or yellow liqueur

Other Alcoholic Beverage Terms



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