green

Definition:

(superl.) Having the color of grass when fresh and growing; resembling that color of the solar spectrum which is between the yellow and the blue; verdant; emerald.

(superl.) Having a sickly color; wan.

(superl.) Full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound.

(superl.) Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc.

(superl.) Not roasted; half raw.

(superl.) Immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment.

(superl.) Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc.

(n.) The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.

(n.) A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green.

(n.) Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; -- usually in the plural.

(n.) pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.

(n.) Any substance or pigment of a green color.

(v. t.) To make green.

(v. i.) To become or grow green.

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