greens

English

/ɡɹiːnz/

plural noun
Definitions
  • Leaves and leaf-like parts of edible plants when eaten as vegetables or in salads.
  • Green vegetables; edible plants or plant parts that contain chlorophyll.
  • Leafy plants that are used for decoration.
  • The green uniform of the .

Etymology

Inherited from Middle English grenes affix from English green.

Origin

English

green

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