green vegetable


Definition of green vegetable

: a vegetable whose foliage or foliage-bearing stalks are the chief edible part

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Any type of green vegetable such as green beans or broccoli can be used in the rice. Linda Gassenheimer, Twin Cities, "Sesame Seared Chicken is flavorful and quick to make," 3 June 2019 Proponents extoll the benefits of drinking celery juice on an empty stomach and avoiding cross-contamination with other green vegetables to maximize the curative, mystical powers of celery in its least wholesome form: juice. Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "Celery Juice "Benefits" Are Total B.S., According to Nutrition Science," 16 Jan. 2019 This leafy green vegetable is one of my favorite ingredients in fall and winter. Eleanore Park, WSJ, "12 Ingredients on the Insiders’ Fall Grocery List," 24 Oct. 2018 Given the choice between eating skewered squirrel, à la Katniss Everdeen, and drinking green vegetable juice, the decision to go with a liquid lunch (and breakfast and dinner) would seem an obvious one. Christine Lennon, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Hunger Games," 11 June 2012 Green Vegetables Broccoli, kale, and other dark green vegetables are powerhouses of vitamins that help replenish our bodies in times of stress. Marie Claire, "9 Foods That Reduce Stress Levels," 21 Mar. 2010 Lush enough for grilled eggplant, light enough for green vegetables and salads. 2. Lettie Teague, WSJ, "Yes, You Can Pair Wine With Vegetables," 2 Aug. 2018 Parents might wish that Dr. Seuss had extolled eating green vegetables instead of green eggs and ham. Laurel Graeber, New York Times, "7 Things to Do With Your Kids in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 10 May 2018 The ingredients are all visible, one after another, like bullet points on a to-do list: tofu, green vegetables, quinoa, some kind of obscure seeds. Bee Wilson, WSJ, "The Comfort of Bowl Food," 13 July 2018

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First Known Use of green vegetable

1826, in the meaning defined above

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