chartreuse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French chartreuse. Doublet of charterhouse.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

chartreuse (countable and uncountable, plural chartreuses)

  1. A yellow or green liqueur made by Carthusian monks.
  2. A greenish-yellow colour.
    chartreuse (HTML):  
    bright chartreuse (Pantone):  
  3. (art) A kind of enamelled pottery.

Adjective[edit]

chartreuse (not comparable)

  1. of a bright yellowish-green colour.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Chartreux (Carthusian monks).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chartreuse f (plural chartreuses)

  1. chartreuse (liqueur)
  2. (originally) Grande Chartreuse;or any Carthusian monastery (a charterhouse)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: chartreuse
  • English: charterhouse

Adjective[edit]

chartreuse

  1. feminine singular of chartreux

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