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A durable bluish-green pigment.
[From Latin viridis, green; see virid.]
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(Colours) a green pigment consisting of a hydrated form of chromic oxide
[C19: from Latin viridis green]
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vi•rid•i•an(vəˈrɪd i ən)
a long-lasting, bluish green pigment, consisting of a hydrated oxide of chromium.
[1880–85; < Latin]
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