Verdigris

Definition of Verdigris

Ver´di`gris
n.1.(Chem.) A green poisonous substance used as a pigment and drug, obtained by the action of acetic acid on copper, and consisting essentially of a complex mixture of several basic copper acetates.
2.The green rust formed on copper.
Blue verdigris
(Chem.) a verdigris having a blue color, used as a pigment, etc.
Distilled verdigris
(Old Chem.) an acid copper acetate; - so called because the acetic acid used in making it was obtained from distilled vinegar.
Verdigris green
clear bluish green, the color of verdigris.
v. t.1.To cover, or coat, with verdigris.

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color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize, cupric acetate
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