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chartreuse


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chartreuse  \Char`treuse"\,  n.  [F.] 
  1.  A  Carthusian  monastery;  esp.  La  Grande  Chartreuse,  mother 
  house  of  the  order  in  the  mountains  near  Grenoble, 
  France. 
 
  2.  An  alcoholic  cordial,  distilled  from  aromatic  herbs;  -- 
  made  at  La  Grande  Chartreuse. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chartreuse 
  adj  :  having  the  yellowish  green  color  of  Chartreuse  liqueur 
  n  1:  aromatic  green  or  yellow  liqueur  flavored  with  orange  peel 
  and  hyssop  and  peppermint;  made  at  monastery  near 
  Grenoble  France  [syn:  {Chartreuse}] 
  2:  a  shade  of  green  tinged  with  yellow  [syn:  {yellow  green},  {yellowish 
  green},  {Paris  green},  {pea  green}] 




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