terre verte

noun \(ˈ)ter¦ve(ə)rt\

Definition of terre verte

  1. 1 :  green earth 2

  2. 2 :  the variable color of terre verte pigment, which averages a grayish green that is bluer, lighter, and stronger than slate green, bluer and duller than average reseda (see reseda 2a), and yellower and duller than average blue spruce (see blue spruce 2a) —called also Bohemian earth, cyprian earth, green earth, green ocher, holy green, Italian green, permanent green, Tyrol green, Verona green

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Origin and Etymology of terre verte

French, literally, green earth


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