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Definition of "verdant" []

  • Green with vegetation; covered with green growth. (adjective)
  • Green. (adjective)
  • Lacking experience or sophistication; naive. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "verdant" in a sentence
  • "The scenery is luxuriant because San Pancho is surrounded by the Sierra Madre Mountains, covered in verdant foliage."
  • "Only then do we move to Kashmir, setting of Shalimar itself — Shalimar being the ancient name for "the great Mughal garden … descending in verdant liquid terraces to a shining lake.""
  • "While the word verdant came to English directly from Latin in the late 1500s,"