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chartreuse Explained

chartreuse at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

"liqueur," 1866, from monastery of Carthusian order. The liqueur recipe dates from early 17c.; the original now being marketed as Les P?res Chartreux. The color (1884) is so called from resemblance to the pale apple-green hue of the best type of the liqueur. ///

chartreuse at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] [Date: 1800-1900; Origin: Chartreuse type of strong alcoholic drink, either green or yellow in color, from French chartreuse 'monastery used by a particular religious group'; because the drink is made by this religious group]//
1 a green or yellow alcoholic drink:
2 a bright yellow-green colour:

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chartreuse at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "chartreuse":
aestival, beryl-green, berylline, blue-green, bluish-green,
chloranemic, chlorine, chlorotic, citrine, citrinous, emerald,
foliaged, glaucescent, glaucous, glaucous-green, grassy, green,
green as grass, green-blue, greenish, greenish-blue,
greenish-yellow, greensick, holly, ivy, ivy-green, leafy, leaved,
olivaceous, olive, olive-green, porraceous, smaragdine, springlike,
summerlike, summery, verdant, verdurous, vernal, vernant, vert,
virescent, yellowish-green

Chartreuse at German => English Of Explained:

Chartreuse [ʃartrɔizə]nsf

chartreuse at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun [U]
1 a green or yellow LIQUEUR (= a strong sweet alcoholic drink)
2 a pale yellow or pale green colour

Chartreuse at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Chartreuse \Char`treuse"\, n. [F.]
1. A Carthusian monastery; esp. La Grande Chartreuse, mother
house of the order, in the mountains near Grenoble,

2. An alcoholic cordial, distilled from aromatic herbs; --
made at La Grande Chartreuse.

chartreuse at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : having the yellowish green color of Chartreuse liqueur
n 1: aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel
and hyssop and peppermint; made at monastery near
Grenoble, France
2: a shade of green tinged with yellow [syn: {yellow green}, {yellowish
green}, {Paris green}, {pea green}]

chartreuse at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » ʃɑːˈtɹɜːz
: Inter: rhymes » ɜː(r)z
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » ʃɑɹˈtɹuːz|ʃɑɹˈtɹuːs

: Inter: audio » en-us-chartreuse.ogg|Audio (US)
: Inter: rhymes » uːz|uːs


Inter: en-nou » n
  • A yellow or green liqueur made by Carthusian monks.
    1. A greenish yellow colour.
    2. : Inter: color panel » green chartreuse|7FFF00
    3. : Inter: color panel » yellow chartreuse|DFFF00


      Inter: en-adj » -

  • of a bright yellowish-green colour.

    See also

    * Category: Appendix:Colors -

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    * Inter: IPA » /ʃaʁ.tʁøz/|lang=fr, Inter: X-SAMPA » /SaR.tR2z/


    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • chartreuse (liqueur)
    1. a Carthusian monastery, a charterhouse


      Inter: fr-adj-form » f

  • Inter: feminine of » chartreux

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