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1 green /ˈgriːn/ adjective
greener; greenest
1 green
/ˈgriːn/
adjective
greener; greenest
Learner's definition of GREEN
: having the color of growing grass
: covered by green grass or other plants
: consisting of green plants or of the leaves of plants
: feeling envy usually used in the phrase green with envy
: not having training, knowledge, or experience
informal : having a pale or sick appearance
often used in the phrase green around/about the gills
: trying to protect or meant to protect the natural world : concerned with protecting the environment

greener pastures

see 1pasture

— greenish

/ˈgriːnɪʃ/ adjective

— greenness

/ˈgriːnnəs/ noun [noncount]
2 green /ˈgriːn/ noun
plural greens
2 green
/ˈgriːn/
noun
plural greens
Learner's definition of GREEN
: a color that is like the color of growing grass
[noncount]
[count]
see color picture on this page
greens [plural] : the leaves of plants used for food see color picture on this page
[count]
: a large area covered with growing grass in the center of a town or village
golf : an area covered with very short grass around the hole into which the ball must be played
called also putting green
[count] or Green : a person who tries to protect the natural world
especially : a person who belongs to a political party that has the protection of the environment as its main goal
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