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green

Definitions by Oxford


[ɡriːn], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- of the colour between blue and yellow in the spectrum; coloured like grass or emeralds
(e.g: her flashing green eyes)

- covered with grass or other vegetation
(e.g: proposals that would smother green fields with development)

- (of a plant or fruit) young or unripe
(e.g: green shoots)

- (of a person) inexperienced or naive
(e.g: a green recruit fresh from college)

- (of a person or their complexion) pale and sickly-looking
(e.g: ‘Are you all right?—You look absolutely green’)


Phrases:
- green on blue
- green shoots
- green with envy

Origin:
Old English grēne (adjective), grēnian (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch groen, German grün, also to grass and grow


[ɡriːn], (Noun)

Definitions:
- green colour or pigment
(e.g: major roads are marked in green)

- a piece of public grassy land, especially in the centre of a village
(e.g: a house overlooking the green)

- a member or supporter of an environmentalist group or party
(e.g: the Greens' remarkable 15 per cent vote)


Phrases:
- green on blue
- green shoots
- green with envy

Origin:


[ɡriːn], (Verb)

Definitions:
- make or become green in colour
(e.g: the roof was greening with lichen)

- make less harmful to the environment
(e.g: tips on how to green your home)


Phrases:
- green on blue
- green shoots
- green with envy

Origin:







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