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green British & World English

Of the colour between blue and yellow in the spectrum; coloured like grass or emeralds

red–green British & World English

Denoting colour blindness in which reds and greens are confused, either protanopia (daltonism) or deuteranopia

Green in green British & World English

Concerned with or supporting protection of the environment as a political principle

pea green British & World English

A bright green colour like that of a pea

sap green British & World English

A vivid yellowish-green pigment made from buckthorn berries

sea green British & World English

Of a pale bluish green colour

Green Bay British & World English

An industrial port city in northeastern Wisconsin, on Green Bay; population 101,025 (est. 2008)

green box British & World English

A set of farming subsidies in the EU that do not affect production levels or prices

green fat British & World English

The green gelatinous part of a turtle, highly regarded by gourmets

green fee British & World English

A charge for playing one round or session on a golf course

green man British & World English

(In the UK) a symbol of an illuminated green human figure at a pedestrian crossing, indicating that it is safe to cross the road

green tea British & World English

Tea made from unfermented leaves that is pale in colour and slightly bitter in flavour, produced mainly in China and Japan

Baggy Green British & World English

A green cap worn by Australian Test cricketers, traditionally awarded to mark a player’s first appearance for the team

Paris green British & World English

A vivid green toxic crystalline salt of copper and arsenic, used as a preservative, pigment, and insecticide

sage green British & World English

A greyish-green colour like that of sage leaves

crown green British & World English

A kind of bowling green which rises slightly towards the middle

green algae British & World English

Photosynthetic algae which contain chlorophyll and store starch in discrete chloroplasts. They are eukaryotic and most live in fresh water, ranging from unicellular flagellates to more complex multicellular forms

green audit British & World English

An assessment of a business in terms of its impact on the environment

green bean British & World English

The immature pod of any of various bean plants, eaten as a vegetable

green belt British & World English

An area of open land around a city, on which building is restricted

Green Beret British & World English

A British commando or a member of the US Army Special Forces

green card British & World English

(In the US) a permit allowing a foreign national to live and work permanently in the US

Green Cloth British & World English

(In the UK) the Lord Steward’s department of the royal household

green corn British & World English

The tender ears of young sweet corn, suitable for cooking and eating

green crab British & World English

A name for the common shore crab in its capacity as an invasive species in the US

green crop British & World English

A crop used in a green or unripe state as fodder

green drake British & World English

The green subadult of certain mayflies

green earth British & World English

Another term for terre verte.

green goose British & World English

A goose that is killed when under four months old and eaten without stuffing

green leek British & World English

A green-faced or mainly green parrot

green light British & World English

A green traffic light giving permission to proceed

Green Paper British & World English

(In the UK) a preliminary report of government proposals that is published in order to provoke discussion

Green Party British & World English

An environmentalist political party

green pound British & World English

The exchange rate for the pound applied to payments for agricultural produce in the EU

Green River British & World English

A river that flows for 730 miles (1,130 km) from Wyoming through Colorado and Utah into the Colorado River

green room British & World English

A room in a theatre or studio in which performers can relax when they are not performing

green snake British & World English

A harmless American snake with a green back and white or yellowish underparts

green space British & World English

An area of grass, trees, or other vegetation set apart for recreational or aesthetic purposes in an otherwise urban environment

green thumb British & World English

North American term for green fingers.

leaf green British & World English

A bright, deep green colour

Nile green British & World English

A pale bluish green

bowling green British & World English

An area of closely mown grass on which the game of bowls is played

Bowling Green British & World English

A city in west central Kentucky; population 55,097 (est. 2008)

putting green British & World English

A smooth area of short grass surrounding a hole, either as part of a golf course or as a separate area for putting

green shoots British & World English

Signs of growth or renewal, especially of economic recovery

green channel British & World English

(At a customs area in an airport or port) the passage which should be taken by arriving passengers who have no goods to declare

green cheese British & World English

Unmatured cheese


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