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’.
A vertical or very steeply sloping part of a ramp, used by skateboarders, snowboarders, skiers, etc., to perform jumps and other maneuvers.
1970s abbreviation of vertical.