any of several varieties of light-green plums, as Prunus insititia italica.
a cultivated variety of plum tree, Prunus domestica italica, with edible green plumlike fruits
the fruit of this tree
from green + name of English botanist Sir William Gage (1657-1727) who first cultivated it in England c.1725.
[gree] /gri/ noun, Chiefly Scot. 1. superiority, mastery, or victory. 2. the prize for victory. 3. Obsolete. a step. [gree] /gri/ noun, Archaic. 1. favor; goodwill. 2. satisfaction, as for an injury. [gree] /gri/ verb (used with or without object), greed, greeing. British Dialect. 1. . /ɡriː/ noun (Scot, archaic) 1. superiority or victory 2. […]
[gree-koh-roh-muh n, grek-oh-] /ˌgri koʊˈroʊ mən, ˌgrɛk oʊ-/ adjective 1. of or having both Greek and Roman characteristics: the Greco-Roman influence. 2. pertaining to or designating a style of the fine arts developed in Rome or the Roman Empire from the middle of the 1st century b.c. to the early 4th century a.d., chiefly characterized […]
[green-hed] /ˈgrinˌhɛd/ noun 1. a male mallard. /ˈɡriːnˌhɛd/ noun 1. a male mallard n. 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 […]