greenish

[ gree-nish ]
/ ˈgri nɪʃ /
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adjective

somewhat green; having a tinge of green.

Nearby words

  1. greenhouse effect,
  2. greenhouse gas,
  3. greenhouse whitefly,
  4. greenie,
  5. greening,
  6. greenkeeper,
  7. greenland,
  8. greenland current,
  9. greenland sea,
  10. greenland whale

Origin of greenish

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at green, -ish1

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Word Origin and History for greenish

greenish

adj.

late 14c., from green + -ish.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper