glasshouse

noun glass·house \ ˈglas-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of glasshouse

1 :a place where glass is made
2 chiefly British :greenhouse
3 British :a military prison

Examples of glasshouse in a Sentence

  1. a glasshouse for growing tropical plants

First Known Use of glasshouse

14th century

glasshouse Synonyms

Synonyms
conservatory [chiefly British], greenhouse, hothouse
Related Words
cold frame, hot bed; nursery; botanical garden (also botanic garden)


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