Of the colour between blue and yellow in the spectrum; coloured like grass or emeralds
Concerned with or supporting protection of the environment as a political principle
a green scarf
Denoting colour blindness in which reds and greens are confused, either protanopia (daltonism) or deuteranopia
A North American ash tree, Fraxinus pennsylvanica of eastern and central areas.
A brief-bag made of green material, formerly used by barristers and lawyers. Now historical.
An industrial port city in northeastern Wisconsin, on Green Bay; population 101,025 (est. 2008)
Any of various green aphids (greenfly) and other green insects that are typically pests of plants; (in later use) especially the widespread aphid Schizaphis graminum, which infests grasses and cereal crops.
Cod (Gadus morrhua) which has recently been salted and is still moist. Also green codfish. Compare green fish. Now historical.
The wood of oak branches stained green by a parasitic fungus, used in decorative marquetry, especially in the manufacture of Tunbridge ware.
Oil pressed from unripe olives.
A pea harvested and eaten while still green, soft, and unripe; a garden pea; usually in plural.
A ray of light that gives a sensation of green when perceived; usually in plural.
The rod borne as the symbol of office by the Gentleman-ushers of the Order of the Thistle.
A document or estreat giving notice of a fine, amercement, etc., delivered by the Exchequer and bearing a green wax seal; such documents regarded collectively; (in extended use) the office issuing them. Also in process (also amerciament, issue) of green wax. Compare green cloth. Now historical.
That is of a very pale green colour.
A leafy vegetable for boiling in a pot; = pot-herb.
A strike by construction workers opposed to a development project within a green belt, especially as imposed by a trade union
A set of farming subsidies in the EU that do not affect production levels or prices
The green gelatinous part of a turtle, highly regarded by gourmets
A charge for playing one round or session on a golf course
(In the UK) a symbol of an illuminated green human figure at a pedestrian crossing, indicating that it is safe to cross the road
Tea made from unfermented leaves that is pale in colour and slightly bitter in flavour, produced mainly in China and Japan
A bright green colour like that of a pea
A vivid yellowish-green pigment made from buckthorn berries
Of a pale bluish green colour
A rear garden or yard; (in later use especially) the communal open space at the rear of a tenement building.
A colour intermediate between blue and green; a pigment of this colour.
Of a dark, intense green colour.
A piece of public or common grassy land situated in or near a town or village, especially one where a fair is traditionally held.
Arable land, open fields; estates.
A shrubby alder, Alnus viridis, common in rocky or mountainous areas in north temperate regions.
Baize of a green colour, used especially to cover tables for cards or gaming; (also) the fine worsted cloth (not properly baize, which is coarser) used to cover billiard and snooker tables; (hence) such a table. Also in allusive use.
Any of several freshwater basses of the genus Micropterus (family Centrarchidae); especially the largemouth bass, M. salmoides.
The immature pod of any of various bean plants, eaten as a vegetable
A variety of the common hop, Humulus lupus, having a green bine.
Affected with or exhibiting green-blindness; deuteranopic. Also as noun with the: green-blind persons (now rare).
The viviparous blenny, Zoarces viviparus.
To train (an unbroken horse or other animal) to accept harness, basic commands, etc., as a prelude to more advanced training.
Of a horse or other animal: newly or partially broken in.
A person who wears a green coat, especially a member of a military force distinguished by wearing green coats.
The tender ears of young sweet corn, suitable for cooking and eating
A name for the common shore crab in its capacity as an invasive species in the US
Designating an artillery shell, marked with a green cross, which releases poisonous gas, originally used at Ypres during the First World War (1914–18); (also) designating the gas (a mix typically including phosgene) released by such a shell.
Any of various curry dishes having a green colour; (now) specifically a type of Thai curry which takes its colour from a seasoning mixture containing green chillies.
More fully green ebony wood. The hard greenish wood of any of several tropical trees; especially (a) that of the South American tree Jacaranda mimosifolia, formerly used as a dyewood; (b) that of the ebony, Diospyros melanoxylon, found chiefly in southern India and Sri Lanka.
An intense green light produced by pyrotechnics; (now chiefly historical) a mixture ignited to produce this, typically containing barium.
Fresh, unsalted fish; specifically cod (Gadus morrhua) before it has been salted or cured.