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Spanish translation of “green”

green

adjective /ɡriːn/
of the colour/color of growing grass or the leaves of most plants
verde
a green hat.
not ripe
verde
green bananas.
without experience
verde, novato; crédulo
Only someone as green as you would believe a story like that.
looking as if one is about to be sick; very pale
verde
He was green with envy (= very jealous).
greenish adjective close to green
verdoso
a greenish dress.
greens noun plural green vegetables
verduras
Children are often told that they must eat their greens.
greenfly noun (plural greenflies, greenfly) a type of small, green insect
pulgón
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.
verdulero
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.
efecto invernadero
the green light noun permission to begin
luz verde
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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