- Archaic the green growth of a forest, as cover for deer
- Historical the right to cut green wood in a forest
- Heraldry the color green: indicated in engravings by diagonal lines downward from dexter to sinister
Origin of vertMiddle English verte ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin viridis, green ; from virere, to be green
- Heraldry The color green.
- a. Green vegetation serving as cover or food for deer. Used in English forest law.b. The right to cut such vegetation.
Origin of vertMiddle English verte, from Anglo-Norman, feminine of verd; see verderer.
(comparative more vert, superlative most vert)
- (heraldry) In blazon, of the colour green.
From Old French vert, from Latin viridis.
Abbreviation of vertical.