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From French vert antique (a kind of marble), from verd, vert (green) + antique (ancient). Compare Italian verde antico.


verd antique (uncountable)

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  1. (mineralogy) A mottled green serpentine marble.
  2. (mineralogy) A kind of green porphyry.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for verd antique in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)