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greening

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡriːnɪŋ
 
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Definition of greening in English:

noun

An apple of a variety that is green when ripe.

Origin

early 17th century (originally denoting a kind of pear): probably from Middle Dutch groeninc, a kind of apple, from groen 'green'.

Words that rhyme with greening

leaning, meaning, overweening, screening, spring-cleaning

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