Definition of greenhouse in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrēnˌhous/


A glass building in which plants are grown that need protection from cold weather.
Example sentences
  • The greenhouse was constantly ventilated during daytime to maintain the inside temperature similar to that of the outside.
  • The disease mainly afflicts plants in commercial greenhouses.
  • Ask your city or county building department if you need a permit to erect a greenhouse.

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Syllabification: green·house

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