Definition of green earth in English:

green earth


  • another term for terre verte
    • ‘The basic colours used were the earth pigments: red ochre, yellow ochre, green earth, and white from chalk or the like.’
    • ‘If I want a green earth, I'm much more inclined to make that from a manganese blue and black and cadmium yellow with a touch of red, which creates a color that is its equivalent but, for me, livelier.’