Verd-antique meaning

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A dull green, mottled or veined serpentine used in interior decoration.
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A greenish, marblelike serpentine, used for interior decoration.
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(mineralogy) A mottled green serpentine marble.
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(mineralogy) A kind of green porphyry.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of verd-antique

  • Obsolete French from Italian verde antico verde green antico antique

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French vert antique a kind of marble; verd, vert, green + antique ancient: compare Italian verde antico.

    From Wiktionary