Verdancy Ver"dan*cy, n. The quality or state of being verdant. [1913 Webster]

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  • verdancy — verdant ► ADJECTIVE ▪ green with grass or other lush vegetation. DERIVATIVES verdancy noun verdantly adverb. ORIGIN perhaps from Old French verdeant, from Latin viridis green …   English terms dictionary

  • verdancy — noun see verdant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • verdancy — See verdant. * * * …   Universalium

  • verdancy — noun the state of being verdant …   Wiktionary

  • verdancy — ver·dan·cy || vÉœrdÉ™nsɪ / vɜː n. greenness, state of being covered in green plants; state of being inexperienced …   English contemporary dictionary

  • verdancy — n. 1. Greenness, viridity, verdantness. 2. (Colloq.) Inexperience, rawness, liability to be imposed upon …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • verdancy — n 1. greenness, viridity, verdure, Bot. virescence, grassiness. 2. unsophisticatedness, unsophistication, simpleness, simplicity, artlessness, ingenuousness, guilelessness, naivete , nafveness, innocence; youthfulness, tenderness, immaturity,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • verdancy — ver·dan·cy …   English syllables

  • verdancy — noun the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation • Syn: ↑greenness, ↑verdure • Derivationally related forms: ↑verdant • Hypernyms: ↑profusion, ↑profuseness, ↑richness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • verdant — verdancy, n. verdantly, adv. /verr dnt/, adj. 1. green with vegetation; covered with growing plants or grass: a verdant oasis. 2. of the color green: a verdant lawn. 3. inexperienced; unsophisticated: verdant college freshmen. [1575 85; VERD(URE) …   Universalium

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