- Green, as a heraldic tincture: [postpositive]: three piles vertMore example sentences
- The soup uses haricots vert, or tiny French green beans (substitute regular-size green beans if you like).
- Add haricots vert and mix well and allow to cool.
- These are snap beans right here; we plant about an acre each week and there are eleven varieties, one of which is a baby haricot vert.
late Middle English (as an adjective): via Old French from Latin viridis 'green'.
Entry from British & World English dictionary
1970s: abbreviation of vertical.