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blue verditer

noun
1.
See under verditer.

verditer

[vur-di-ter] /ˈvɜr dɪ tər/
noun
1.
either of two pigments, consisting usually of carbonate of copper prepared by grinding either azurite (blue verditer) or malachite (green verditer)
Origin of verditer
1495-1505
1495-1505; < Middle French verd de terre (French vert de terre) green of earth
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  • Ground smalts, blue verditer, and other pigments, have passed under the name of bice.

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