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September 20, 2022

Word of the Day: Verdigris

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Word of the Day : September 20, 2022

verdigris \VER-duh-greess\ noun

What It Means

Verdigris is a green or bluish deposit, usually of copper carbonates, that forms on copper, brass, or bronze surfaces.

// We removed the verdigris from Grandma’s old copper jewelry by first soaking it in lemon juice, then gently polishing it with a soft rag.

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