Main definitions of vert in English

: vert1vert2

vert1

Pronunciation /vərt/

noun

  • 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.’

Origin

Late Middle English (as an adjective): via Old French from Latin viridis ‘green’.

Pronunciation

vert

/vərt/

Main definitions of vert in English

: vert1vert2

vert2

Pronunciation /vərt/

noun

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

Origin

1970s abbreviation of vertical.

Pronunciation

vert

/vərt/