vert


vert

noun

  1. English Forest Law.
    1. vegetation bearing green leaves in a forest and capable of serving as a cover for deer.
    2. the right to cut such vegetation.
  2. Heraldry. the tincture, or color, green.

adjective

  1. Heraldry. of the tincture green: a lion vert.

  1. vertical.

noun

  1. English legal history
    1. the right to cut green wood in a forest
    2. the wood itself
  2. heraldry
    1. the colour green
    2. (as adjective, usually postpositive)a table vert

abbreviation for

  1. vertical
n.

mid-15c., from Anglo-French, Old French vert, from Latin viridem, viridis “green” (see verdure).

v.

“to turn in some direction,” 1570s, from Latin vertere (see versus).

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