What does the word verdant mean?

Usage examples for verdant

  1. A bright blue sky overhead, a verdant earth around. – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne
  2. Beyond it was a second river, forming an arch of a circle round the verdant flat. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  3. " The Far West" is the right name for these verdant deserts. – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson