- English Forest Law.
- vegetation bearing green leaves in a forest and capable of serving as a cover for deer.
- the right to cut such vegetation.
- Heraldry. the tincture, or color, green.
- Heraldry. of the tincture green: a lion vert.
- English legal history
- the right to cut green wood in a forest
- the wood itself
- the colour green
- (as adjective, usually postpositive)a table vert
mid-15c., from Anglo-French, Old French vert, from Latin viridem, viridis “green” (see verdure).
“to turn in some direction,” 1570s, from Latin vertere (see versus).