chartreuse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French.

Pronunciation[edit]

Rhymes: -ɜː(r)z
  • (US) IPA(key): [ʃɑɹˈtɹuːz], [ʃɑɹˈtɹuːs]
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Rhymes: -uːz, -uːs

Noun[edit]

chartreuse (plural chartreuses)

  1. A yellow or green liqueur made by Carthusian monks.
  2. A greenish yellow colour.
    green chartreuse colour:    
    yellow chartreuse colour:    

Adjective[edit]

chartreuse (not comparable)

  1. of a bright yellowish-green colour.

See also[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Chartreux (Carthusian monks).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chartreuse f (plural chartreuses)

  1. chartreuse (liqueur)
  2. a Carthusian monastery, a charterhouse

Adjective[edit]

chartreuse

  1. feminine form of chartreux

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