plural noun 1. a group of green or brown bacteria of the families Chlorobiaceae and Chloroflexaceae that occur in aquatic sediments, sulfur springs, and hot springs and that utilize reduced sulfur compounds instead of oxygen.
[green-swawrd] /ˈgrinˌswɔrd/ noun 1. , grassy turf. /ˈɡriːnˌswɔːd/ noun 1. (archaic or literary) fresh green turf or an area of such turf
noun environmentally responsible retailing policy Word Origin green ‘environmental’ + (re)tailing
- Green tax
noun 1. any tax imposed with the aim of regulating activity in a way that benefits the environment