verde antique
noun see verd antique

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  • verde antique — noun a dark green impure marble • Syn: ↑verd antique • Hypernyms: ↑marble * * * noun see verd antique * * * verd an|tique or verde antique «VURD an TEEK», 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Verde cipollino — Schale aus dem italienischen Cipollino Apuano Säulen aus Karystischen Marmor in Rom, Tempel von Antoninus und Faustina Cipo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Antique radio — DIORA AGA RSZ 50 ca.1947 from Poland An antique radio is a radio receiving set that is collectible because of its age and rarity. Although collectors may differ on the cutoff dates, most would use 50 years old, or the pre World War II Era, for… …   Wikipedia

  • Verd antique — Detail of a verd antique column in the Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus (now the Küçuk Ayasofya Camii) in Istanbul, Turkey (527 536 AD). Verd antique was much used by the monumental builders of the Byzantine Empire and by the Ottomans after… …   Wikipedia

  • verd antique — /verrd/ 1. a green, mottled or impure serpentine, sold as a marble and much used for decorative purposes. 2. any of various similar green stones. Also, verde antique. [1735 45; < F < It verde antico lit., antique green. See VERDURE, ANTIQUE] * *… …   Universalium

  • verd antique — verd′ (or verde′) antique′ [[t]vɜrd[/t]] n. 1) mir archit. a green mottled or impure serpentine, sold as a marble and used for decorative purposes 2) mir any of various similar green stones • Etymology: 1735–45; < F < It verde antico lit.,… …   From formal English to slang

  • verd antique — or verde antique [vʉrd] n. [older form of Fr vert antique < OFr verd, green + antique, ancient: see VERT1 & ANTIQUE] a greenish, marblelike serpentine, used for interior decoration …   English World dictionary

  • verd antique — or verde antique noun Etymology: Italian verde antico, literally, ancient green Date: 1745 a green mottled or veined serpentine marble or calcareous serpentine much used for indoor decoration especially by the ancient Romans …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • verd antique — noun a dark green impure marble • Syn: ↑verde antique • Hypernyms: ↑marble …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vert antique — Détail d une colonne vert antique dans l église des Saints Serge et Bacchus (maintenant la Küçuk Ayasofya Camii) à Istanbul, Turquie (527 536 AD). Vert antique Vert antique ( français, italien, antico verde, vert antique ), ou vert antique, est… …   Wikipédia en Français

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