vert

[vurt]
noun
1.
English Forest Law.
a.
vegetation bearing green leaves in a forest and capable of serving as a cover for deer.
b.
the right to cut such vegetation.
2.
Heraldry. the tincture, or color, green.
adjective
3.
Heraldry. of the tincture green: a lion vert.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English verte < Anglo-French, Middle French vert, verd < Latin viridis green, equivalent to vir(ēre) to be green + -idis, apparently irregular for -idus -id4

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vert (vɜːt)
 
n
1.  English legal history
 a.  the right to cut green wood in a forest
 b.  the wood itself
2.  heraldry
 a.  the colour green
 b.  (as adjective, usually postpositive): a table vert
 
[C15: from Old French verd, from Latin viridis green, from virēre to grow green]

vert.
 
abbreviation for
vertical

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
vert.
  1. vertebrate

  2. vertical

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But vert is now being overshadowed by street skating.
The complex includes a concrete bowl, vert wall, boxes and a range of street obstacles.
There are plenty of solid street guys out there who don't care how far you spin on a vert-ramp.
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