green - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    something that is green is the same colour as grass. If something is similar to this colour, you can say that it is a greenish colour or a greeny colour

    The first bright green leaves were showing.

    green-blue eyes

  2. 4
    not yet ready to be eaten

    green tomatoes

  3. 6
    if someone looks green, their face is pale and they look ill
  4. 7
    [usually before noun] made from the green leaves of vegetables

    a green salad

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