Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “greenhouse”

greenhouse

noun   /ˈɡriːnhaʊs/
a building made of glass for growing plants in
(Definition of greenhouse noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Garden buildings & structures, but you might be interested in these topics from the Gardening topic area:

More Essential British English definitions for “greenhouse”

Definitions of “greenhouse” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

prenuptial agreement

an official document signed by two people before they get married that says what will happen to their possessions and/or children if they divorce (= officially stop being married)

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More