greenery
noun (plural -eries) Date: 1797 1. green foliage or plants 2. green 3a

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  • Greenery — Green er*y, n. Green plants; verdure. [1913 Webster] A pretty little one storied abode, so rural, so smothered in greenery. J. Ingelow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Greenery — may refer to:* Any foliage of a plant, either live, freshly cut, or artificial. The term is used in the landscaping, interior design, and florist industries. * A houseplant used for its foliage. * A slang term for marijuana …   Wikipedia

  • greenery — 1797, from GREEN (Cf. green) + ERY (Cf. ery) …   Etymology dictionary

  • greenery — ► NOUN ▪ green foliage or vegetation …   English terms dictionary

  • greenery — [grēn′ər ē] n. pl. greeneries 1. green vegetation; verdure 2. greens: see GREEN (n. 4) 3. a greenhouse …   English World dictionary

  • greenery — [[t]gri͟ːnəri[/t]] N UNCOUNT Plants that make a place look attractive are referred to as greenery. They have ordered a bit of greenery to brighten up the new wing at Guy s Hospital …   English dictionary

  • greenery — green|e|ry [ˈgri:nəri] n [U] green leaves and plants ▪ the rich greenery of grass and trees …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • greenery — želdynas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Natūralus arba žmogaus įveistas medžių ar krūmų plotas. Įrengiami aikštėse, gatvėse, skveruose, prie įvairių objektų (pvz., stočių, prieplaukų, mokymo įstaigų ir kt.). atitikmenys:… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • greenery — /gree neuh ree/, n., pl. greeneries for 2. 1. green foliage or vegetation; verdure. 2. a place where green plants are grown or kept. [1790 1800; GREEN + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • greenery — noun /ˈɡɹin.ɜː(ɹ).i/ a) green foliage or verdure b) Foliage used as a decoration …   Wiktionary

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