either of two basic copper carbonate pigments, the one () usually consisting of ground azurite, the other () ground malachite
Origin of verditerMiddle French verd de terre, literally , green of the earth ; from Old French verte + Classical Latin terra: see vert and amp; terra
Either of two basic carbonates of copper, used as a blue or green pigment.
Origin of verditerMiddle English, alteration of Old French verd de terre, green of earth : verd, green; see verdant + de, of; see verdigris + terre, earth (from Latin terra; see ters- in Indo-European roots).
French vert-de-terre, literally "green of earth".