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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′)
n.
A strong to brilliant greenish yellow to moderate or strong yellow green.

[After Chartreuse.]

char·treuse′ adj.

chartreuse

(ʃɑːˈtrɜːz; French ʃartrøz)
n
1. (Brewing) either of two liqueurs, green or yellow, made from herbs and flowers
2. (Colours)
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]

Char•treuse

(ʃɑrˈtruz, -ˈtrus)
Trademark.
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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chartreuse - aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils; made at monastery near Grenoble, France
cordial, liqueur - strong highly flavored sweet liquor usually drunk after a meal
hyssop oil - used chiefly in liqueurs
2.Chartreuse - a shade of green tinged with yellowchartreuse - a shade of green tinged with yellow
green, viridity, greenness - green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
Adj.1.chartreuse - of something having the yellowish green color of Chartreuse liqueur
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
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