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Translation of "green" - English-Spanish dictionary


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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