greensickness

[ green-sik-nis ]
/ ˈgrinˌsɪk nɪs /

noun Pathology.

Origin of greensickness

First recorded in 1575–85; green + sickness

Related forms

green·sick, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for greensickness

greensickness

/ (ˈɡriːnˌsɪknɪs) /

noun

another name for chlorosis

Derived Forms

greensick, adjective
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