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greenery

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡriːn(ə)ri
 
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Definition of greenery in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Green foliage, growing plants, or vegetation.
Example sentences
  • The new practice will be built around a glass central courtyard, which will be planted with shrubs and greenery.
  • Tidy up winter containers by deadheading violas and cyclamen and removing dead leaves from ivy and other greenery.
  • Lizards with bright blue tails scuttled out of our way, taking cover among the thorn bushes and cactus that were the only greenery.
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