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ˈvɜr dntver·dant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. verdantadjective

    characterized by abundance of verdure


  1. verdantadjective

    Green in colour.

  2. verdantadjective

    Abundant in verdure.

  3. verdantadjective


  4. verdantadjective

    A Symbol of Environmentalism.

    i.e. Verdant Magazine, Verdant Living, & Verdant Power all promote sustainability and living green

  5. verdantadjective


    a verdant youth from the interior of Connecticut

  6. Etymology: From verdoyant, from verb verdier, verdoier, from vert, from *, from viridis.


  1. verdant

    Verdant is an adjective typically used to describe a place or scenery that is green with lush, healthy, flourishing vegetation or grass. It can also be used metaphorically to describe something new, fresh, or flourishing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Verdantadjective

    covered with growing plants or grass; green; fresh; flourishing; as, verdant fields; a verdant lawn

  2. Verdantadjective

    unripe in knowledge or judgment; unsophisticated; raw; green; as, a verdant youth

  3. Etymology: [F. verdoyant, p. pr. of verdoyer to be verdant, to grow green, OF. verdoier, verdeier, fr. verd, vert, green, fr. L. viridis green, fr. virere to be green: cf. OF. verdant verdant, L. viridans, p. pr. of viridare to make green. Cf. Farthingale, Verjuice, Vert.]


  1. Verdant

    Verdant is an unincorporated community in Imperial County, California. It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 2.5 miles west-southwest of Calipatria, at an elevation of 197 feet below sea level.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Verdant

    vė#x117;r′dant, adj. green: fresh (as grass or foliage): flourishing: inexperienced: ignorant.—n. Ver′dancy.—adv. Ver′dantly.—ns. Ver′derer, -or, an officer in the old English royal forests who had charge of the vert (q.v.); Ver′dūre, greenness: freshness of growth.—v.t. to cover with verdure.—adjs. Ver′dūred; Ver′dūreless; Ver′dūrous. [Fr. verdoyant—L. viridans, -antis, pr.p. of viridāre, to grow green—viridis, green—virēre, to be green.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verdant in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verdant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of verdant in a Sentence

  1. Architect Gary Beyerl:

    By extending the plant zone up the vertical surfaces of an urban space, you can make a lot of visual greenery work to your advantage, i’ve got a verdant environment even though it’s tiny.

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    a bright spot on the parhelic circle; caused by diffraction by ice crystals
    A impounding
    B collation
    C sundog
    D calcaneus

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