greensickness

[ green-sik-nis ]
/ ˈgrinˌsɪk nɪs /

noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. greensand process,
  2. greensboro,
  3. greensburg,
  4. greenschist,
  5. greenshank,
  6. greenskeeper,
  7. greensome,
  8. greenspan,
  9. greenspan, alan,
  10. greenstick fracture

Origin of greensickness

First recorded in 1575–85; green + sickness

Related formsgreen·sick, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for greensickness

greensickness

/ (ˈɡriːnˌsɪknɪs) /

noun

another name for chlorosis
Derived Formsgreensick, adjective

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