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virid

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Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
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English

Etymology

From the Latin viridis, from virere ‘to be green’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /'vɪrɪd/

Noun

Singular
virid

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  1. (color) a bright green colour.
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Adjective

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Positive
virid

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  1. (color) having a bright green colour
    • 1977: His protruberant eyeballs were veined with red like certain kinds of rare marble. He urged me to meditate upon the virid line of the whirling universe. — Angela Carter, The Passion of New Eve

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