blue verditer

blue verditer

noun
See under verditer.
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verditer

[vur-di-ter]
noun
either of two pigments, consisting usually of carbonate of copper prepared by grinding either azurite (blue verditer) or malachite (green verditer)

Origin:
1495–1505; < Middle French verd de terre (French vert de terre) green of earth

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