famille verte

noun
fa·​mille verte | \ fə-ˈmē-ˈvert How to pronounce famille verte (audio) \

Definition of famille verte

: Chinese porcelain in the decoration of which green predominates

First Known Use of famille verte

1868, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for famille verte

French, literally, green family

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“Famille verte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/famille%20verte. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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