Definition of viridian
: a chrome green pigment that is a hydrated oxide of chromium
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Frostbitten weeds poked from the hardpack, all granularity leeched from the countryside, the icy, angular topography distilled to surfaces shaded cobalt, steel and viridian set against a saffron sky.
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Origin and Etymology of viridian
First Known Use: 1882See Words from the same year
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