Definition of verditer in English:

verditer

Syllabification: ver·di·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈvərdətər
 
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noun

  • A light blue or bluish-green pigment, typically prepared by adding chalk or whiting to a solution of copper nitrate, used in making crayons and as a watercolor.
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    • In the 19th century, green verditer was used for both distemper and oil based interior house paints.
    • The cheaper alternative of blue verditer was used in the larger and less intense blue areas like the sky.
    • The synthetic pigment, called green verditer, tends to have regularly sized particles with rounded edges.

adjective

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  • Of the color verditer.
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    • The tail-feathers are dark olive mixed with verditer green on the upper surface and changing to dull olive-brown.
    • The saddest thing in Kew Palace is neither the verditer green wallpaper with the black flock border, nor the specially woven carpets.

Origin

early 16th century: from Old French verd de terre, literally 'earth green'.

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