Green, as a heraldic tincture.[postpositive] ‘three piles vert’
- ‘The soup uses haricots vert, or tiny French green beans (substitute regular-size green beans if you like).’
- ‘Add haricots vert and mix well and allow to cool.’
- ‘These are snap beans right here; we plant about an acre each week and there are eleven varieties, one of which is a baby haricot vert.’
Late Middle English (as an adjective): via Old French from Latin viridis green.
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