(Green"ish), a. Somewhat green; having a tinge of green; as, a greenish yellow. Green"ish*ness,
(Green"land*er) n. A native of Greenland.
(Green"-leek`) n. (Zoöl.) An Australian parrakeet (Polytelis Barrabandi); called also the
1. (Zoöl.) One of numerous species of small American singing birds, of the genus Vireo, as the solitary,
or blue- headed (Vireo solitarius); the brotherly-love (V. Philadelphicus); the warbling greenlet (V. gilvus); the
yellow-throated greenlet (V. flavifrons) and others. See Vireo.
2. (Zoöl,) Any species of Cyclorhis, a genus of tropical American birds allied to the tits.
(Green"ly), adv. With a green color; newly; freshly, immaturely. a. Of a green color. [Obs.]
(Green"ness), n. [AS. grennes. See Green.]
1. The quality of being green; viridity; verdancy; as, the greenness of grass, or of a meadow.
2. Freshness; vigor; newness.
3. Immaturity; unripeness; as, the greenness of fruit; inexperience; as, the greenness of youth.
(Green"ock*ite) n. [Named after Lord Greenock.] (Min.) Native cadmium sulphide, a
mineral occurring in yellow hexagonal crystals, also as an earthy incrustation.
(Green"room`) n. The retiring room of actors and actresses in a theater.
(Green"sand`) n. (Geol.) A variety of sandstone, usually imperfectly consolidated, consisting
largely of glauconite, a silicate of iron and potash of a green color, mixed with sand and a trace of phosphate
Greensand is often called marl, because it is a useful fertilizer. The greensand beds of the American
Cretaceous belong mostly to the Upper Cretaceous.
(Green"shank`) n. (Zoöl.) A European sandpiper or snipe (Totanus canescens); called
also greater plover.
(Green"-stall`) n. A stall at which greens and fresh vegetables are exposed for sale.
(Green"stone`) n. [So called from a tinge of green in the color.] (Geol.) A name formerly
applied rather loosely to certain dark-colored igneous rocks, including diorite, diabase, etc.
(Green"sward`) (-sw&addrd') n. Turf green with grass.
(Greenth) n. [Cf. Growth.] The state or quality of being green; verdure. [R.]
The greenth of summer.G. Eliot.
(Green"weed`) n. (Bot.) See Greenbroom.
(Green"wood`) n. A forest as it appears in spring and summer.
(Green"wood`), a. Pertaining to a greenwood; as, a greenwood shade. Dryden.