greenery

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noun green·ery \ˈgrēn-rē, ˈgrē-nə-rē\

Definition of greenery

plural

greeneries

  1. 1 :  green foliage or plants

  2. 2 :  green 3a

Examples of greenery in a sentence

  1. The restaurant was adorned with greenery.

  2. the lush greenery of the islands

1797

First Known Use of greenery

1797


GREENERY Defined for English Language Learners

greenery

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noun green·ery \ˈgrēn-rē, ˈgrē-nə-rē\

Definition of greenery for English Language Learners

  • : green leaves or plants


GREENERY Defined for Kids

greenery

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noun green·ery \ˈgrē-nə-rē\

Definition of greenery for Students

plural

greeneries

  1. :  green plants or foliage



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