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Definition of Green

Green

  1. 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.
  2. Having a sickly color; wan.
  3. Full of life aud vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent; as, a green manhood; a green wound.
  4. Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green fruit, corn, vegetables, etc.
  5. Not roasted; half raw.
  6. Immature in age or experience; young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or judgment.
  7. Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as, green wood, timber, etc.
  8. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
  9. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with verdant herbage; as, the village green.
  10. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants; wreaths; -- usually in the plural.
  11. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets, etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
  12. Any substance or pigment of a green color.
  13. To make green.
  14. To become or grow green.

Green Quotations

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. - Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca

In my dreams and visions, I seemed to see a line, and on the other side of that line were green fields, and lovely flowers, and beautiful white ladies, who stretched out their arms to me over the line, but I couldn't reach them no-how. I always fell before I got to the line.
Harriet Tubman

A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
Francis Bacon

They say it's better to bury your sadness in a graveyard or garden that waits for the spring to wake from its sleep and burst into green.
Conor Oberst

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
Martin Luther
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Green Translations

green in Afrikaans is groen
green in Dutch is groen
green in French is vert
green in Italian is verde
green in Latin is viridis, crudus
green in Portuguese is verde
green in Spanish is verde
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