Day-47 (Verdure)

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Word:
Verdure

Status:
Noun

Meaning:
Describes the greeness of vegetation, or the condition of health

Sentences:
1) A good time to tour the wine country is when it is clothed with the verdure of midsummer.
2) We saw a portrait of a fresh-faced teenage girl in all her youthful verdure, at the art gallery.

Origin:
Middle English, from Anglo- French, from verd which means 'green'.

First use:
14th century

Synonyms:
flora, foliage, green, herbage, leafage, vegetation, greenery

Antonyms:
illness, sickness, unhealthiness, unsoundness

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