terre-verte

terre-verte

 (tĕr′vĕrt′)
n.
An olive-green pigment commonly made from glauconite, used by artists.

[French : terre, earth (from Latin terra; see ters- in Indo-European roots) + verte, feminine of vert, green (from Old French verd; see verdant).]
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terre-verte

(ˈtɛəˌvɜːt)
n
(Dyeing) a greyish-green pigment used in paints, consisting of powdered glauconite
adj
(Colours) of a greyish-green colour
[C17: from French, literally: green earth]
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