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Topic: COLOURS

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

chartreuse

noun
     
char‧treuse [uncountable]
1DFD a green or yellow alcoholic drink
2CC a bright yellow-green colour
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