Definition of viridian noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

viridian

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//vɪˈrɪdiən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//vɪˈrɪdiən//
 
[uncountable](specialist)
 
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a bluish-green pigment used in art; the colour of this pigment Word Origin late 19th cent.: from Latin viridis ‘green’ (from virere ‘be green’) + -ian.
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