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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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  • The plumage of this flycatcher is pale blue—blue of that peculiar shade known as verditer blue.

  • verditer is made into crayons whilst moist, or dried into a powder, or it is used as a water colour in the moist state.

  • Authorities state that these may be formed from bright Prussian blue or verditer glazed over with Prussian blue or of smalt.

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