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The heraldic term for [[green]].
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The heraldic term for [[green]]. According to ''[[The Blazon of Gentrie]]'' it signifies the following:
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# Planets: Venus
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# Precious Stones: [[emerald]]
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# [[Virtue]]s: Loyalty in [[Love]], [[Courtesy]] and Affability
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# Celestial signs: Gemini and Virgo
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# Months: May and August
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# Days of the Week: Friday
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# Ages of Man: Lusty green youth from 20 till 30 years
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# Flowers: All manner of verdures or green things
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# Elements: [[Water]]
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# Seasons of the Year: Spring
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# Complexions: [[phlegmatic|Flegmatic]]
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# Numbers: 6
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# Metals: Quicksilver
   
 
See [[colour]].
 
See [[colour]].
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The name comes from the [[France|French]] word for green, although French heralds have been known to use the term ''sinople''.
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[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Latest revision as of 06:00, 11 September 2007

The heraldic term for green. According to The Blazon of Gentrie it signifies the following:

  1. Planets: Venus
  2. Precious Stones: emerald
  3. Virtues: Loyalty in Love, Courtesy and Affability
  4. Celestial signs: Gemini and Virgo
  5. Months: May and August
  6. Days of the Week: Friday
  7. Ages of Man: Lusty green youth from 20 till 30 years
  8. Flowers: All manner of verdures or green things
  9. Elements: Water
  10. Seasons of the Year: Spring
  11. Complexions: Flegmatic
  12. Numbers: 6
  13. Metals: Quicksilver

See colour.

The name comes from the French word for green, although French heralds have been known to use the term sinople.