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1. Green with vegetation; covered with green growth.
2. Green in hue.
3. Lacking experience or sophistication; naive.
[French verdoyant, from Old French, present participle of verdoyer, to become green, from Vulgar Latin *viridiāre, from Latin viridis.]
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the quality or condition of being green, as the condition of being covered with green plants or grass or inexperience attributable to youth. — verdant, adj.See also: Color
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