green earth

green earth
   A particular green pigment.

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  • Green earth — Green Green (gr[=e]n), a. [Compar. {Greener} (gr[=e]n [ e]r); superl. {Greenest.}] [OE. grene, AS. gr[=e]ne; akin to D. groen, OS. gr[=o]ni, OHG. gruoni, G. gr[ u]n, Dan. & Sw. gr[ o]n, Icel. gr[ae]nn; fr. the root of E. grow. See {Grow.}] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • green earth — n. 1. any of several earths or clays containing iron silicates used as a pale grayish green pigment 2. TERRE VERTE …   English World dictionary

  • green earth — noun Etymology: translation of French terre verte or Italian terra verde 1. : terre verte 2 2. : any of various naturally occurring silicates especially of iron used chiefly as bases for green basic dyes called also terre verte * * * a pigment… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • green earth — /grin ˈɜθ/ (say green erth) noun a green pigment consisting of ferrous hydroxide and silicic acid …  

  • green earth — a pigment used in painting consisting mainly of iron silicate, characterized chiefly by its variable grayish green hue, lack of tinting strength, and permanence. Also called terra verde. [1785 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • green earth — noun another term for terre verte …   English new terms dictionary

  • Where on (God’s green) earth? — interrog. (Exactly) where? (An intensive form of where. See examples for variations.) □ Where on God’s green earth did you get that ridiculous hat? □ Where on earth is my book? □ Where on God’s green earth were you? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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