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 for 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 :

  Green \Green\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Greened (great): p. pr. &
     vb. n. Greening.]
     To make green.
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           Great spring before
           Greened all the year.                    --Thomson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Green \Green\, v. i.
     To become or grow green. --Tennyson.
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           By greening slope and singing flood.     --Whittier.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  green
      adj 1: of the color between blue and yellow in the color
             spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass; "a green
             tree"; "green fields"; "green paint" [syn: green,
             greenish, light-green, dark-green]
      2: concerned with or supporting or in conformity with the
         political principles of the Green Party
      3: not fully developed or mature; not ripe; "unripe fruit";
         "fried green tomatoes"; "green wood" [syn: green, unripe,
         unripened, immature] [ant: mature, ripe]
      4: looking pale and unhealthy; "you're looking green"; "green
         around the gills"
      5: naive and easily deceived or tricked; "at that early age she
         had been gullible and in love" [syn: fleeceable, green,
         gullible]
      n 1: green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing
           grass [syn: green, greenness, viridity]
      2: a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area;
         "they went for a walk in the park" [syn: park, commons,
         common, green]
      3: United States labor leader who was president of the American
         Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the
         struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations
         (1873-1952) [syn: Green, William Green]
      4: an environmentalist who belongs to the Green Party
      5: a river that rises in western Wyoming and flows southward
         through Utah to become a tributary of the Colorado River
         [syn: Green, Green River]
      6: an area of closely cropped grass surrounding the hole on a
         golf course; "the ball rolled across the green and into the
         bunker" [syn: green, putting green, putting surface]
      7: any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten
         as vegetables [syn: greens, green, leafy vegetable]
      8: street names for ketamine [syn: K, jet, super acid,
         special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C]
      v 1: turn or become green; "The trees are greening"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  292 Moby Thesaurus words for "green":
     Astroturf, a novice at, a stranger to, acerb, acerbate, acerbic,
     acescent, adolescent, aestival, alive, amateur, amateurish,
     artificial turf, artless, at half cock, awkward, befoolable,
     beryl-green, berylline, blankminded, blooming, blue-green,
     bluish-green, blunt, boodle, bowling green, brass, bread, bucks,
     budding, cabbage, callow, chartreuse, chips, chloranemia,
     chloranemic, chloremia, chlorine, chlorophyll, chlorosis,
     chlorotic, citrine, citrinous, common, conservationist, crab,
     crabbed, cullible, deceivable, deludable, dewy, dinero,
     distrustful, dough, dry, dumb, dupable, easy, eidetic, emerald,
     empty, empty-headed, enduring, envious, environmental,
     environmentalist, ever-new, evergreen, exploitable, fairway,
     firsthand, fledgling, flush, flushed, foliaged, foolable, fresh,
     fresh as April, gauche, gelt, gilt, glaucescence, glaucescent,
     glaucous, glaucous-green, glaucousness, golf course, golf links,
     grassland, grassplot, grassy, grease, green as grass, green stuff,
     green with jealousy, green-blue, green-eyed, greenish,
     greenish-blue, greenish-yellow, greenishness, greenness, greensick,
     greensickness, greenyard, groping, grounds, growing, gullible,
     half-baked, half-cocked, half-grown, hoaxable, holly, hoodwinkable,
     horn-mad, humbugable, ignorant, ill-digested, immature, impubic,
     inane, inexperienced, inexpert, infant, ingenuous, innocent,
     intact, invidious, ivy, ivy-green, jack, jaundice-eyed, jaundiced,
     jealous, juicy, juvenile, kale, kept in remembrance, know-nothing,
     lasting, lawn, leafy, leaved, maiden, maidenly, mazuma, minor,
     moolah, mopus, naive, neoteric, nescient, nestling, new, new to,
     new-fledged, oil of palms, ointment, olivaceous, olive,
     olive-green, oof, ooftish, original, park, patinate, patinize,
     persuadable, pickled, pink, plaza, porraceous, preservationist,
     pristine, pungent, putting green, raw, recalled, recollected,
     remembered, retained, rhino, ripening, rocks, rosy, rosy-cheeked,
     ruddy, rural, sappy, sec, seduceable, sempervirent, shekels,
     simoleons, simple, smaragdine, soft, sour, sour as vinegar, soured,
     sourish, spondulics, springlike, square, strange to, sugar,
     summerlike, summery, suspicious, sward, tart, tartish, tender,
     tentative, the needful, tin, unaccustomed to, unacquainted,
     unacquainted with, unadult, unapprized, unbeaten, uncomprehending,
     unconversant, unconversant with, underage, underripe, undeveloped,
     unenlightened, unexperienced, unfamiliar, unfamiliar with,
     unfledged, unforgotten, unformed, ungrown, unhandled,
     unilluminated, uninformed, uninitiated, uninitiated in,
     unintelligent, unknowing, unlicked, unmatured, unmellowed,
     unposted, unpracticed, unpracticed in, unripe, unseasoned,
     unskilled, unskilled in, unsophisticated, unsure, unsweet,
     unsweetened, untested, untouched, untrained, untried, untrodden,
     unused, unused to, unversed, unversed in, vacuous, verdancy,
     verdant, verdigris, verdure, verdurous, vernal, vernant, vert,
     victimizable, village green, vinegarish, vinegary, virescence,
     virescent, virgin, virginal, viridity, vivid, wampum, yellow,
     yellow-eyed, yellowish-green, young, youthful
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Green
  
      A language proposed by Cii Honeywell-Bull to meet
     the DoD Ironman requirements which led to Ada.  This
     language won in 1979.
  
     ["On the GREEN Language Submitted to the DoD", E.W. Dijkstra,
     SIGPLAN Notices 13(10):16-21 (Oct 1978)].
  
     (1994-12-02)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Green -- U.S. County in Kentucky
     Population (2000):    11518
     Housing Units (2000): 5420
     Land area (2000):     288.661213 sq. miles (747.629079 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.115902 sq. miles (0.300184 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    288.777115 sq. miles (747.929263 sq. km)
     Located within:       Kentucky (KY), FIPS 21
     Location:             37.263757 N, 85.536418 W
     Headwords:
      Green
      Green, KY
      Green County
      Green County, KY
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Green -- U.S. County in Wisconsin
     Population (2000):    33647
     Housing Units (2000): 13878
     Land area (2000):     583.986989 sq. miles (1512.519293 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.575520 sq. miles (1.490591 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    584.562509 sq. miles (1514.009884 sq. km)
     Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
     Location:             42.653242 N, 89.576048 W
     Headwords:
      Green
      Green, WI
      Green County
      Green County, WI
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Green, OH -- U.S. city in Ohio
     Population (2000):    22817
     Housing Units (2000): 9180
     Land area (2000):     32.059708 sq. miles (83.034258 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.470824 sq. miles (3.809416 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    33.530532 sq. miles (86.843674 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            31860
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             40.956719 N, 81.481218 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Green, OH
      Green
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Green, OR -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Oregon
     Population (2000):    6174
     Housing Units (2000): 2350
     Land area (2000):     4.545914 sq. miles (11.773864 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.165586 sq. miles (0.428865 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    4.711500 sq. miles (12.202729 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            30750
     Located within:       Oregon (OR), FIPS 41
     Location:             43.152220 N, 123.383420 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Green, OR
      Green
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Green, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    147
     Housing Units (2000): 71
     Land area (2000):     0.195258 sq. miles (0.505717 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.195258 sq. miles (0.505717 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            28425
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             39.430247 N, 96.999195 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     67447
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Green, KS
      Green
  

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