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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chartreuse. Doublet of charterhouse.

PronunciationEdit

Rhymes: -ɜː(r)z
  • (US) IPA(key): [ʃɑɹˈtɹuːz], [ʃɑɹˈtɹuːs]
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Rhymes: -uːz, -uːs

NounEdit

chartreuse (countable and uncountable, plural chartreuses)

  1. A yellow or green liqueur made by Carthusian monks.
  2. A greenish-yellow colour.
    chartreuse (HTML) colour:  
    bright chartreuse (Pantone) colour:  
  3. (art) A kind of enamelled pottery.

AdjectiveEdit

chartreuse (not comparable)

  1. of a bright yellowish-green colour.

See alsoEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Chartreux (Carthusian monks).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chartreuse f (plural chartreuses)

  1. chartreuse (liqueur)
  2. a Carthusian monastery, a charterhouse

AdjectiveEdit

chartreuse

  1. feminine singular of chartreux

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