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Char·treuse(shär-tro͞oz′, -tro͞os′, -trœz′)
A trademark for a usually yellow or green liqueur.
char·treuse(shär-tro͞oz′, -tro͞os′, -trœz′)
A strong to brilliant greenish yellow to moderate or strong yellow green.
chartreuse(ʃɑːˈtrɜːz; French ʃartrøz)
1. (Brewing) either of two liqueurs, green or yellow, made from herbs and flowers
a. a colour varying from a clear yellowish-green to a strong greenish-yellow
b. (as adjective): a chartreuse dress.
[C19: from French, after La Grande Chartreuse, monastery near Grenoble, where the liqueur is produced]
1. an aromatic yellow or green liqueur made by Carthusian monks.n.
2. (l.c.) a clear light green with a yellowish tinge.
[1865–70; < French, after La Grande Chartreuse, Carthusian monastery near Grenoble]
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|Noun||1.||Chartreuse - aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils; made at monastery near Grenoble, France|
hyssop oil - used chiefly in liqueurs
|2.||chartreuse - a shade of green tinged with yellow|
|Adj.||1.||chartreuse - of something having the yellowish green color of Chartreuse liqueur|
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue