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verdant


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Verdant  \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.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  verdant 
  adj  :  green  with  growing  things 




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