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Meaning of VERDANT

Pronunciation:  'vurd¾nt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  green with growing things
 

VERDANT is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: fruitful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ver"dant\, a. [F. verdoyant, p. pr. of verdoyer to be
verdant, to grow green, OF. verdoier, verdeier, fr. verd,
vert, green, fr. L. viridis green, fr. virere to be green:
cf. OF. verdant verdant, L. viridans, p. pr. of viridare to
make green. Cf. {Farthingale}, {Verjuice}, {Vert}.]
1. Covered with growing plants or grass; green; fresh;
   flourishing; as, verdant fields; a verdant lawn.

         Let the earth Put forth the verdant grass. --Milton.

2. Unripe in knowledge or judgment; unsophisticated; raw;
   green; as, a verdant youth. [Colloq.]

 

 

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