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greensickness

[green-sik-nis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. chlorosis(def 2).

Origin of greensickness

First recorded in 1575–85; green + sickness
Related formsgreen·sick, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for greensickness

greensickness

noun
  1. another name for chlorosis
Derived Formsgreensick, adjective
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