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Spanish translation of “green”


adjective /ɡriːn/
of the colour of growing grass or the leaves of most plants a green hat. not ripe green bananas. without experience Only someone as green as you would believe a story like that. looking as if one is about to be sick; very pale He was green with envy (= very jealous). greenish adjective close to green a greenish dress. greens noun plural green vegetables
Children are often told that they must eat their greens.
greenfly noun (plural greenfly) a type of small, green insect The leaves of this rosebush have been eaten by greenfly. greengage /-ɡeidʒ/ noun a greenish-yellow type of plum.
ciruela claudia
greengrocer noun a person who sells fruit and vegetables. greenhouse noun a building usually of glass, in which plants are grown.
invernáculo, invernadero
greenhouse effect noun (singular) the gradual heating of the atmosphere caused by air pollution which traps energy from the sun. the green light permission to begin We can’t start until he gives us the green light.
(Definition of green from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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