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 for Mountain green
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Green \Green\ (gr[=e]n), a. [Compar. Greener (gr[=e]n"[~e]r);
     superl. Greenest.] [OE. grene, AS. gr[=e]ne; akin to D.
     groen, OS. gr[=o]ni, OHG. gruoni, G. gr["u]n, Dan. & Sw.
     gr["o]n, Icel. gr[ae]nn; fr. the root of E. grow. See
     Grow.]
     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.
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     2. Having a sickly color; wan.
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              To look so green and pale.            --Shak.
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     3. Full of life and vigor; fresh and vigorous; new; recent;
        as, a green manhood; a green wound.
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              As valid against such an old and beneficent
              government as against . . . the greenest usurpation.
                                                    --Burke.
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     4. Not ripe; immature; not fully grown or ripened; as, green
        fruit, corn, vegetables, etc.
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     5. Not roasted; half raw. [R.]
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              We say the meat is green when half roasted. --L.
                                                    Watts.
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     6. Immature in age, judgment, or experience; inexperienced;
        young; raw; not trained; awkward; as, green in years or
        judgment.
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              I might be angry with the officious zeal which
              supposes that its green conceptions can instruct my
              gray hairs.                           --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     7. Not seasoned; not dry; containing its natural juices; as,
        green wood, timber, etc. --Shak.
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     8. (Politics) Concerned especially with protection of the
        enviroment; -- of political parties and political
        philosophies; as, the European green parties.
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     Green brier (Bot.), a thorny climbing shrub ({Emilaz
        rotundifolia) having a yellowish green stem and thick
        leaves, with small clusters of flowers, common in the
        United States; -- called also cat brier.
  
     Green con (Zool.), the pollock.
  
     Green crab (Zool.), an edible, shore crab ({Carcinus
        menas) of Europe and America; -- in New England locally
        named joe-rocker.
  
     Green crop, a crop used for food while in a growing or
        unripe state, as distingushed from a grain crop, root
        crop, etc.
  
     Green diallage. (Min.)
        (a) Diallage, a variety of pyroxene.
        (b) Smaragdite.
  
     Green dragon (Bot.), a North American herbaceous plant
        ({Aris[ae]ma Dracontium), resembling the Indian turnip;
        -- called also dragon root.
  
     Green earth (Min.), a variety of glauconite, found in
        cavities in amygdaloid and other eruptive rock, and used
        as a pigment by artists; -- called also mountain green.
        
  
     Green ebony.
        (a) A south American tree ({Jacaranda ovalifolia), having
            a greenish wood, used for rulers, turned and inlaid
            work, and in dyeing.
        (b) The West Indian green ebony. See Ebony.
  
     Green fire (Pyrotech.), a composition which burns with a
        green flame. It consists of sulphur and potassium
        chlorate, with some salt of barium (usually the nitrate),
        to which the color of the flame is due.
  
     Green fly (Zool.), any green species of plant lice or
        aphids, esp. those that infest greenhouse plants.
  
     Green gage, (Bot.) See Greengage, in the Vocabulary.
  
     Green gland (Zool.), one of a pair of large green glands in
        Crustacea, supposed to serve as kidneys. They have their
        outlets at the bases of the larger antenn[ae].
  
     Green hand, a novice. [Colloq.]
  
     Green heart (Bot.), the wood of a lauraceous tree found in
        the West Indies and in South America, used for
        shipbuilding or turnery. The green heart of Jamaica and
        Guiana is the Nectandra Rodi[oe]i, that of Martinique is
        the Colubrina ferruginosa.
  
     Green iron ore (Min.) dufrenite.
  
     Green+laver+(Bot.),+an+edible+seaweed+({Ulva+latissima">Green laver (Bot.), an edible seaweed ({Ulva latissima);
        -- called also green sloke.
  
     Green lead ore (Min.), pyromorphite.
  
     Green linnet (Zool.), the greenfinch.
  
     Green looper (Zool.), the cankerworm.
  
     Green marble (Min.), serpentine.
  
     Green mineral, a carbonate of copper, used as a pigment.
        See Greengill.
  
     Green monkey (Zool.) a West African long-tailed monkey
        ({Cercopithecus callitrichus), very commonly tamed, and
        trained to perform tricks. It was introduced into the West
        Indies early in the last century, and has become very
        abundant there.
  
     Green salt of Magnus (Old Chem.), a dark green crystalline
        salt, consisting of ammonia united with certain chlorides
        of platinum.
  
     Green sand (Founding) molding sand used for a mold while
        slightly damp, and not dried before the cast is made.
  
     Green sea (Naut.), a wave that breaks in a solid mass on a
        vessel's deck.
  
     Green sickness (Med.), chlorosis.
  
     Green snake (Zool.), one of two harmless American snakes
        ({Cyclophis vernalis, and C. [ae]stivus). They are
        bright green in color.
  
     Green turtle (Zool.), an edible marine turtle. See
        Turtle.
  
     Green vitriol.
        (a) (Chem.) Sulphate of iron; a light green crystalline
            substance, very extensively used in the preparation of
            inks, dyes, mordants, etc.
        (b) (Min.) Same as copperas, melanterite and sulphate
            of iron.
  
     Green ware, articles of pottery molded and shaped, but not
        yet baked.
  
     Green woodpecker (Zool.), a common European woodpecker
        ({Picus viridis); -- called also yaffle.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Green \Green\ (gr[=e]n), n.
     1. The color of growing plants; the color of the solar
        spectrum intermediate between the yellow and the blue.
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     2. A grassy plain or plat; a piece of ground covered with
        verdant herbage; as, the village green.
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              O'er the smooth enameled green.       --Milton.
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     3. Fresh leaves or branches of trees or other plants;
        wreaths; -- usually in the plural.
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              In that soft season when descending showers
              Call forth the greens, and wake the rising flowers.
                                                    --Pope.
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     4. pl. Leaves and stems of young plants, as spinach, beets,
        etc., which in their green state are boiled for food.
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     5. Any substance or pigment of a green color.
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     Alkali green (Chem.), an alkali salt of a sulphonic acid
        derivative of a complex aniline dye, resembling emerald
        green; -- called also Helvetia green.
  
     Berlin green. (Chem.) See under Berlin.
  
     Brilliant green (Chem.), a complex aniline dye, resembling
        emerald green in composition.
  
     Brunswick green, an oxychloride of copper.
  
     Chrome green. See under Chrome.
  
     Emerald green. (Chem.)
        (a) A complex basic derivative of aniline produced as a
            metallic, green crystalline substance, and used for
            dyeing silk, wool, and mordanted vegetable fiber a
            brilliant green; -- called also aldehyde green,
            acid green, malachite green, Victoria green,
            solid green, etc. It is usually found as a double
            chloride, with zinc chloride, or as an oxalate.
        (b) See Paris green (below).
  
     Gaignet's green (Chem.) a green pigment employed by the
        French artist, Adrian Gusgnet, and consisting essentially
        of a basic hydrate of chromium.
  
     Methyl green (Chem.), an artificial rosaniline dyestuff,
        obtained as a green substance having a brilliant yellow
        luster; -- called also light-green.
  
     Mineral green. See under Mineral.
  
     Mountain green. See Green earth, under Green, a.
  
     Paris green (Chem.), a poisonous green powder, consisting
        of a mixture of several double salts of the acetate and
        arsenite of copper. It has found very extensive use as a
        pigment for wall paper, artificial flowers, etc., but
        particularly as an exterminator of insects, as the potato
        bug; -- called also Schweinfurth green, imperial
        green, Vienna green, emerald qreen, and mitis
        green.
  
     Scheele's green (Chem.), a green pigment, consisting
        essentially of a hydrous arsenite of copper; -- called
        also Swedish green. It may enter into various pigments
        called parrot green, pickel green, Brunswick green,
        nereid green, or emerald green.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mountain \Moun"tain\ (moun"t[i^]n), a.
     1. Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or
        living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains;
        among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines;
        mountain goats; mountain air; mountain howitzer.
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     2. Like a mountain; mountainous; vast; very great.
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              The high, the mountain majesty of worth. --Byron.
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     Mountain antelope (Zool.), the goral.
  
     Mountain ash (Bot.), an ornamental tree, the Pyrus
        Americana (or Sorbus Americana), producing beautiful
        bunches of red berries. Its leaves are pinnate, and its
        flowers white, growing in fragrant clusters. The European
        species is the Pyrus aucuparia, or rowan tree.
  
     Mountain barometer, a portable barometer, adapted for safe
        transportation, used in measuring the heights of
        mountains.
  
     Mountain beaver (Zool.), the sewellel.
  
     Mountain blue (Min.), blue carbonate of copper; azurite.
  
     Mountain cat (Zool.), the catamount. See Catamount.
  
     Mountain chain, a series of contiguous mountain ranges,
        generally in parallel or consecutive lines or curves.
  
     Mountain cock (Zool.), capercailzie. See Capercailzie.
  
     Mountain cork (Min.), a variety of asbestus, resembling
        cork in its texture.
  
     Mountain crystal. See under Crystal.
  
     Mountain damson (Bot.), a large tree of the genus
        Simaruba+({Simaruba+amarga">Simaruba ({Simaruba amarga) growing in the West Indies,
        which affords a bitter tonic and astringent, sometimes
        used in medicine.
  
     Mountain dew, Scotch whisky, so called because often
        illicitly distilled among the mountains. [Humorous]
  
     Mountain ebony (Bot.), a small leguminous tree ({Bauhinia
        variegata) of the East and West Indies; -- so called
        because of its dark wood. The bark is used medicinally and
        in tanning.
  
     Mountain flax (Min.), a variety of asbestus, having very
        fine fibers; amianthus. See Amianthus.
  
     Mountain fringe (Bot.), climbing fumitory. See under
        Fumitory.
  
     Mountain goat. (Zool.) See Mazama.
  
     Mountain green. (Min.)
        (a) Green malachite, or carbonate of copper.
        (b) See Green earth, under Green, a.
  
     Mountain holly (Bot.), a branching shrub ({Nemopanthes
        Canadensis), having smooth oblong leaves and red berries.
        It is found in the Northern United States.
  
     Mountain laurel (Bot.), an American shrub ({Kalmia
        latifolia) with glossy evergreen leaves and showy
        clusters of rose-colored or white flowers. The foliage is
        poisonous. Called also American laurel, ivy bush, and
        calico bush. See Kalmia.
  
     Mountain leather (Min.), a variety of asbestus, resembling
        leather in its texture.
  
     Mountain licorice (Bot.), a plant of the genus Trifolium
        ({Trifolium Alpinum).
  
     Mountain limestone (Geol.), a series of marine limestone
        strata below the coal measures, and above the old red
        standstone of Great Britain. See Chart of Geology.
  
     Mountain linnet (Zool.), the twite.
  
     Mountain magpie. (Zool.)
        (a) The yaffle, or green woodpecker.
        (b) The European gray shrike.
  
     Mountain mahogany (Bot.) See under Mahogany.
  
     Mountain meal (Min.), a light powdery variety of calcite,
        occurring as an efflorescence.
  
     Mountain milk (Min.), a soft spongy variety of carbonate of
        lime.
  
     Mountain mint. (Bot.) See Mint.
  
     Mountain ousel (Zool.), the ring ousel; -- called also
        mountain thrush and mountain colley. See Ousel.
  
     Mountain pride, or Mountain green (Bot.), a tree of
        Jamaica ({Spathelia simplex), which has an unbranched
        palmlike stem, and a terminal cluster of large, pinnate
        leaves.
  
     Mountain quail (Zool.), the plumed partridge ({Oreortyx
        pictus) of California. It has two long, slender,
        plumelike feathers on the head. The throat and sides are
        chestnut; the belly is brown with transverse bars of black
        and white; the neck and breast are dark gray.
  
     Mountain range, a series of mountains closely related in
        position and direction.
  
     Mountain rice. (Bot.)
        (a) An upland variety of rice, grown without irrigation,
            in some parts of Asia, Europe, and the United States.
        (b) An American genus of grasses ({Oryzopsis).
  
     Mountain rose (Bot.), a species of rose with solitary
        flowers, growing in the mountains of Europe ({Rosa
        alpina).
  
     Mountain soap (Min.), a soft earthy mineral, of a brownish
        color, used in crayon painting; saxonite.
  
     Mountain sorrel (Bot.), a low perennial plant ({Oxyria
        digyna with rounded kidney-form leaves, and small
        greenish flowers, found in the White Mountains of New
        Hampshire, and in high northern latitudes. --Gray.
  
     Mountain sparrow (Zool.), the European tree sparrow.
  
     Mountain spinach. (Bot.) See Orach.
  
     Mountain tobacco (Bot.), a composite plant ({Arnica
        montana) of Europe; called also leopard's bane.
  
     Mountain witch (Zool.), a ground pigeon of Jamaica, of the
        genus Geotrygon.
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