greening

[ gree-ning ]
/ ˈgri nɪŋ /

noun

any variety of apple whose skin is green when ripe.
the return or revival of youthful characteristics: the greening of America.

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Origin of greening

First recorded in 1590–1600; green + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for greening

greening
/ (ˈɡriːnɪŋ) /

noun

the process of making or becoming more aware of environmental considerations

Word Origin for greening

C20: from green (sense 13)
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