verdurous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originated c. 1595–1605, verdure +‎ -ous, ultimately from verd (green), from Latin viridis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɜː(ɹ)dʒəɹəs/, /ˈvɜː(ɹ)djʊəɹəs/

Adjective[edit]

verdurous (comparative more verdurous, superlative most verdurous)

  1. Freshly green; verdant; covered with verdure, or consisting of it.
    The hill was blanketed in verdurous grasses.
    The verdurous pasture...
  2. Having youthful or new qualities.

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