greensward

[ green-swawrd ]
/ ˈgrinˌswɔrd /

noun

green, grassy turf.

Origin of greensward

First recorded in 1590–1600; green + sward

Related forms

green·sward·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for greensward

greensward

/ (ˈɡriːnˌswɔːd) /

noun

archaic, or literary fresh green turf or an area of such turf

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