a salad of lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, onions, and feta cheese, served with a vinaigrette.
noun 1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Polemonium, of the phlox family, especially P. reptans, having pinnate leaves and blue flowers.
[gree-lee] /ˈgri li/ noun 1. Horace, 1811–72, U.S. journalist, editor, and political leader. 2. a city in N Colorado. /ˈɡriːlɪ/ noun 1. Horace. 1811–72, US journalist and political leader: founder (1841) and editor of the New York Tribune, which championed the abolition of slavery
[green] /grin/ adjective, greener, greenest. 1. of the color of growing foliage, between yellow and blue in the spectrum: green leaves. 2. covered with herbage or foliage; verdant: green fields. 3. characterized by the presence of verdure. 4. made of green vegetables, as lettuce, spinach, endive, or chicory: a green salad. 5. not fully developed […]
- Green about the gills
Also, green around the gills. Looking ill or nauseated, as in After that bumpy ride she looked quite green about the gills. The use of green to describe an ailing person’s complexion dates from about 1300, and gills has referred to the flesh around human jaws and ears since the 1600s. Although in the 1800s […]