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The quality or condition of being green, especially as manifested in vegetation.
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1. (Colours) the quality or state of being green; greenness; verdancy
2. innocence, youth, or freshness
[C15: from Latin viriditās, from viridis green]
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vi•rid•i•ty(vəˈrɪd ɪ ti)
1. greenness; verdure.
2. youth; inexperience.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin viriditās=viridi(s) green + -tās -ty2]
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|Noun||1.||viridity - green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass|
greenishness - the property of being somewhat green
sea green - the property of a moderate green color resembling the waters of the sea
sage green - the color of sage leaves
bottle green - dark to moderate or greyish green
chrome green - a brilliant green color
emerald - the green color of an emerald
pea green, yellow green, yellowish green, chartreuse, Paris green - a shade of green tinged with yellow
blue green, bluish green, teal - a blue-green color or pigment; "they painted it a light shade of bluish green"
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