verdure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English verdure, from Old French verdure.

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Noun[edit]

verdure (countable and uncountable, plural verdures)

  1. The greenness of lush or growing vegetation; also: the vegetation itself.
  2. (by extension) A condition of health and vigour.

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Verb[edit]

verdure (third-person singular simple present verdures, present participle verduring, simple past and past participle verdured)

  1. (transitive) To cover with verdure.

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Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

verdure

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of verduren

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From vert (green) +‎ -ure (noun-forming suffix), or from Vulgar Latin *virdūra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

verdure f (plural verdures)

  1. verdure, greenness

Descendants[edit]

  • Romanian: verdură

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /verˈdu.re/
  • Rhymes: -ure
  • Hyphenation: ver‧dù‧re

Noun[edit]

verdure f pl

  1. plural of verdura