vert

noun
\ˈvərt \

Definition of vert 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1a : green forest vegetation especially when forming cover or providing food for deer

b : the right or privilege (as in England) of cutting living wood or sometimes of pasturing animals in a forest

2 : the heraldic color green

Definition of vert (Entry 2 of 2)

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Tack on North Fork and Chocolate Gulch for additional vert and a more backcountry feel, or combine those two with Oregon Gulch and Saddle Trail from the Oregon Gulch trailhead for an even more challenging ride. Aaron Gulley, Outside Online, "An Outdoor Enthusiast's Guide to Ketchum, Idaho," 11 July 2018 The perfume, a Sephora exclusive, has notes of vert de bergamote, vanilla, lime zest, and apple extract. Shannon Barbour, The Cut, "Model Lexi Boling Loves the Scent of Barbecue and High-School Angst," 14 May 2018 Made a mockery of the combine (4.4 40, 29 reps on bench, 41-inch vert and was wonderful when answering questions from the podium). Nate Davis, USA TODAY, "NFL draft 2018 running back rankings: Where does Georgia duo come in behind Saquon Barkley?," 25 Apr. 2018 The idea of setting a new vert record came to him in July 2017, after Hardrock. Elliott D. Woods, Outside Online, "How Mike Foote Set an Obscure 24-Hour Skiing Record," 20 Mar. 2018 Initially only sporting a 400-foot vertical, Black added a new T-bar lift in 1948, increasing their vert to 700 feet. Brian Irwin, BostonGlobe.com, "Black Mountain, N.H., might just be the best kept secret in the Northeast," 14 Mar. 2018 VMAs why is ed sheeran singing in harmony with lil uzi vert ??? Nick Vadala, Philly.com, "The internet was shook by Philly rapper Lil Uzi Vert and Ed Sheeran's performance at MTV VMAs," 28 Aug. 2017 Metro Parks officials have announced that the David Armstrong Louisville Extreme Park will be closed beginning Monday, Aug. 28, to around Sept. 1 to accommodate the installation of a new vert ramp. Sheldon S. Shafer, The Courier-Journal, "Extreme Park closing temporarily for maintenance work," 26 Aug. 2017 The shrimp fried rice was a terrific preparation, offering a surprising number of plump crustaceans and a welcome scattering of haricots verts as well as red cabbage, zucchini and scallions. Suzanne Loudermilk, baltimoresun.com, "Under new ownership, Maggie's Farm is finding its footing," 11 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of vert

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for vert

Noun

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from vert green — more at verdant

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