green vegetable
noun Date: 1826 a vegetable whose foliage or foliage-bearing stalks are the chief edible part

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • green vegetable — noun : a vegetable having the edible parts rich in chlorophyll and forming an important source of vitamins and micronutrients * * * a vegetable having green edible parts, as lettuce or broccoli. [1880 85] * * * ˌgreen ˈvegetable [green vegetable] …   Useful english dictionary

  • green vegetable — /grin ˈvɛdʒtəbəl/ (say green vejtuhbuhl) noun a vegetable useful for its edible green leaf, seed pod, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • green vegetable — a vegetable having green edible parts, as lettuce or broccoli. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • green vegetable bug — noun : a common and destructive cosmopolitan pentatomid bug (Nezara viridula) that is orange as a young nymph and bright green as an adult and that attacks many cultivated plants …   Useful english dictionary

  • green bean — n a long thin green vegetable which is picked before the beans inside it grow British Equivalent: French bean …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • green pepper — n a hollow green vegetable that you can cook or eat raw in ↑salads …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • green bean — noun count a long thin green vegetable that grows on a tall climbing plant: STRING BEAN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • green pepper — noun count a HOLLOW green vegetable containing small white seeds. It can be eaten raw in salads or cooked …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • green bean — noun 1. immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑fresh bean • Hyponyms: ↑snap bean, ↑snap, ↑string bean, ↑Kentucky wonder, ↑Kentucky wond …   Useful english dictionary

  • green bean — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms green bean : singular green bean plural green beans a long thin green vegetable that grows on a tall climbing plant …   English dictionary

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