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Definition of Verdigris

Verdigris
Verdigris Ver"di*gris, v. t. To cover, or coat, with verdigris. [R.] ``An old verdigrised brass bugle.' --Hawthorne.
Verdigris
Verdigris Ver"di*gris, n. [F. vert-de-gris, apparently from verd, vert, green + de of + gris gray, but really a corruption of LL. viride aeris (equivalent to L. aerugo), from L. viridis green + aes, aeris, brass. See Verdant, and 2d Ore.] 1. (Chem.) A green poisonous substance used as a pigment and drug, obtained by the action of acetic acid on copper, and consisting essentially of a complex mixture of several basic copper acetates. 2. The green rust formed on copper. [Colloq.] Note: This rust is a carbonate of copper, and should not be confounded with true verdigris. --U. S. Disp. Blue verdigris (Chem.), a verdigris having a blue color, used a pigment, etc. Distilled verdigris (Old Chem.), an acid copper acetate; -- so called because the acetic acid used in making it was obtained from distilled vinegar. Verdigris green, clear bluish green, the color of verdigris.

Meaning of Verdigris from wikipedia

- Verdigris is the common name for a green pigment obtained through the application of acetic acid to copper plates or the natural patina formed when copper...
- The Verdigris River /ˈvɜːrdɪɡrɪs/ is a tributary of the Arkansas River in southeastern Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma in the United States. It is about...
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- Verdigris is an incorporated town in Rogers County, Oklahoma, United States, in the Tulsa metropolitan area. It straddles former U.S. Highway 66 (now...
- color of copper(II) acetate made this form of verdigris a much used pigment. Until the 19th century, verdigris was the most vibrant green pigment available...
- national Great American Play Contest (for Once Upon a Single Bound and Verdigris). Along with plays, he continued writing for film journals and for several...