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Professor Vindictus Viridian was the author of Curses and Countercurses (Bewitch Your Friends and Befuddle Your Enemies with the Latest Revenges: Hair Loss, Jelly-Legs, Tongue- Tying and Much, Much More) (PS5, Pm).

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Etymology

Vindictus = from the Latin vindictaDictionary.com, meaning "revenge" (source: ).

Viridian = Viridian is a shade of green and the name of a blue-green pigment (source: Wikipedia).

Notes

When Harry encounters Professor Viridian's book on his first visit to Diagon Alley, it is called Curses and Countercurses (Bewitch Your Friends and Befuddle Your Enemies with the Latest Revenges: Hair Loss, Jelly-Legs, Tongue- Tying and Much, Much More) (PS5). On the old Pottermore site, the titled was shortened to Curses and Countercurses (Pm).

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