an organization founded in 1971 that stresses the need to maintain a balance between human progress and environmental conservation. Members take active but nonviolent measures against what are regarded as threats to environmental safety, such as the dumping of nuclear waste in the sea
An organization devoted to environmental activism, founded in the United States and Canada in 1971. Greenpeace has employed passive resistance in opposition to commercial whaling, the dumping of toxic waste into the sea, and nuclear testing. It is an example of an NGO.
noun 1. an aphid, Myzus persicae, that is a pest of many fruit trees, ornamentals, and vegetables and a vector of certain viral plant diseases.
noun 1. the mild-flavored, unripe fruit of the bell or sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum grossum, used as a green vegetable. noun 1. the green unripe fruit of the sweet pepper, eaten raw or cooked 2. the unripe fruit of various other pepper plants, eaten as a green vegetable
- Green peppercorn
noun a peppercorn picked before ripe and freeze-dried or pickled Examples Green peppercorns have a mild flavor and are used for pepper steak or sauces for vegetables. Word Origin cooking
noun, British. 1. . noun 1. another name for lapwing