Definition of Chartreuse

1. Noun. Aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils; made at monastery near Grenoble, France.

Generic synonyms: Cordial, Liqueur
Terms within: Hyssop Oil



2. Adjective. Of something having the yellowish green color of Chartreuse liqueur.
Similar to: Chromatic

3. Noun. A shade of green tinged with yellow.

Definition of Chartreuse

1. n. A Carthusian monastery; esp. La Grande Chartreuse, mother house of the order, in the mountains near Grenoble, France.

Definition of Chartreuse

1. Noun. A yellow or green liqueur made by Carthusian monks. ¹

2. Noun. A greenish yellow colour. ¹

3. Adjective. of a bright yellowish-green colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chartreuse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chartreuse

charterless
charters
charticle
charting
chartins
chartisms
chartist
chartists
chartjunk
chartless
chartlike
chartomancy
chartometer
chartometers
chartre
chartreuse (current term)
chartreuses
chartroom
chartrooms
charts
chartularies
chartulary
charva
charvas
charver
charvers
charvette
charvettes
charwoman
charwomen

Literary usage of Chartreuse

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1. Southern France, Including Corsica: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1902)
"The Grande chartreuse. Hitherto most tourists have taken the carriage-routes via La Placette, and via Le Sappey, going one way (24 M.) and returning the ..."

2. Southern France Including Corsica: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1907)
"372). Thence to Chamrousse, see p. 372. III. The Grande chartreuse. The usual plan i,s to go by railway to Voiron and by tramway ..."

3. Annals of the Artists of Spain by Sir William Stirling Maxwell (1891)
"But the greatest undertaking of this assiduous painter was the series of fifty-four large pictures for the Carthusians of the chartreuse of El Paular, ..."

4. The Steward's Handbook and Guide to Party Catering by Jessup Whitehead (1903)
"The green chartreuse is the most popular of the four kinds, ... The yellow chartreuse stands next in order, and is more popular on the Continent than in ..."

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