[ adjective ] (color) similar to the color of fresh grass
"a green salad" "green fields" "green paint"
Used in print(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)
It is not difficult to see that the stamens of the catkin are always arranged in pairs , and that each individual flower is nothing but one such pair standing on a green , black tipped little scale .(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)
The gallbladder contained about 40 cc. of green brown bile and 3 smooth , dark-green calculi measuring up_to 1 cm. in diameter .
The small_intestine and colon contained approximately 300 cc. of foul-smelling , sanguineous material , and the mucosa throughout was hyperemic and mottled green brown .(A. N. Nagaraj and L. M. Black, "Localization of...)
Unstained sections mounted in buffered glycerine or sections treated only with NS or * * f did not show such green fluorescence .
After these treatments the conjugate did not stain healthy or crown_gall sweet_clover tissues or stained them a very faint green which was easily distinguishable from the bright yellow-green specific staining .
[ noun ] (color) the property of being green; resembling the color of growing grass
Used in print(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
When the first sprinkling of green appears I remove the board .
It is roughly shaped like a large pear , and when properly ripened , its dark green skin covers a meaty , melon like pulp that has about the consistency of a ripe Bartlett_pear , but oily .(John Cheever, "The Brigadier and the Golf Widow,"...)
Then he played nine imaginary holes of golf , choosing his handicap , his irons , his stance , his opponents , and his weather in_detail , but the green of the links seemed faded in the light of his business worries .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 35
[ adjective ] lacking training or experience
"the new men were eager to fight" "raw recruits" "he was still wet behind the ears when he shipped as a hand on a merchant vessel"
Used in print(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)
Next to Leo_Durocher , Dark taught Mays the most when he was a grass green rookie rushed up_to the Polo_Grounds 10 years ago this month , to help the Giants win a dramatic pennant .
[ noun ] (geography) a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
"they went for a walk in the park"
Used in print(The New York Times,...)
Arnold 's iron shot from the tee burrowed into the bunker guarding the green , an embankment that had become soft and spongy from the rains , thereby bringing local rules into force .
[ adjective ] looking pale and unhealthy
"you're looking green" "green around the gills"
[ verb ] (color) turn or become green
"The trees are greening"
[ adjective ] concerned with or supporting protection of the environment as a political principle
[ adjective ] (of a product) not harmful to the environment