Definition of greenwithe

1 : a West Indian climbing orchid (Vanilla claviculata)
2 : a West Indian shrub (Forsteronia floribunda) of the family Apocynaceae having a milky juice that yields a rubber

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First Known Use of greenwithe

1796, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Greenwithe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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