Pronunciation: (shär-trOOz', -trOOs'; Fr. shar-trœz'), [key]
1. an aromatic liqueur, usually yellow or green, made by the Carthusian monks at Grenoble, France, and, at one time, at Tarragona, Spain.
2. (l.c.) a clear, light green with a yellowish tinge.
(l.c.) of the color chartreuse.
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