a male mallard.
a male mallard
1580s, “young, untrained intellect,” from green (adj.) + head (n.). As a type of biting fly, by 1837.
[green-hahrt] /ˈgrinˌhɑrt/ noun 1. a South American tree, Ocotea (or Nectandra) rodiei, of the laurel family, yielding a hard, durable wood often used for wharves and bridges and in shipbuilding. 2. any of certain other timber trees of tropical America. 3. their valuable greenish wood. /ˈɡriːnˌhɑːt/ noun 1. Also called bebeeru. a tropical American lauraceous […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a small heron, Butorides virescens, of subtropical North America, with dark greenish wings and back noun a small yellow-legged migratory heron (Butorides virescens) of North America; also called green-backed heron Examples The green heron has a dark-green back and wings.
[green-hawrn] /ˈgrinˌhɔrn/ noun 1. an untrained or inexperienced person. 2. a naive or gullible person; someone who is easily tricked or swindled. 3. Slang. a newly arrived immigrant; newcomer. /ˈɡriːnˌhɔːn/ noun 1. an inexperienced person, esp one who is extremely gullible 2. (mainly US) a newcomer or immigrant n. mid-15c., “young horned animal,” from green […]
[green-hous] /ˈgrinˌhaʊs/ noun, plural greenhouses [green-hou-ziz] /ˈgrinˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA) 1. a building, room, or area, usually chiefly of glass, in which the temperature is maintained within a desired range, used for cultivating tender plants or growing plants out of season. /ˈɡriːnˌhaʊs/ noun 1. a building with transparent walls and roof, usually of glass, for […]