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verd Idioms & Phrases


verd antique

  • noun a dark green impure marble
    verde antique.
WordNet
Verd` an*tique"
Etymology
F. vert antique a kind of marble; verd, vert, green + antique ancient: cf. It. verde antico.
Definitions
  1. (Min.) (a) A mottled-green serpentine marble. (b) A green porphyry called oriental verd antique.
Webster 1913

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