[gree-nuh-ree] /ˈgri nə ri/
noun, plural greeneries for 2.
foliage or vegetation; verdure.
a place where plants are grown or kept.
noun (pl) -ries
green foliage or vegetation, esp when used for decoration
1797, from green + -ery.
[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-vil] /ˈgrin vɪl/ noun 1. a city in E Tennessee.
[green-ahyd] /ˈgrinˌaɪd/ adjective, Informal. 1. jealous; envious; distrustful. adjective 1. jealous or envious 2. the green-eyed monster, jealousy or envy
- Green-eyed monster
noun 1. jealousy: Othello fell under the sway of the green-eyed monster. Jealousy, as in Bella knew that her husband sometimes succumbed to the green-eyed monster . This expression was coined by Shakespeare in Othello (3:3), where Iago says: “O! beware, my lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat […]