[green-woo d]


a woods or forest when green, as in summer.

Nearby words

  1. greenwich,
  2. greenwich hour angle,
  3. greenwich mean time,
  4. greenwich time,
  5. greenwich village,
  6. greer,
  7. greer, germaine,
  8. greet,
  9. greeter,
  10. greeting

Origin of greenwood

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at green, wood1


[green-woo d]


a city in W South Carolina.
a city in NW Mississippi.
a town in central Indiana. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for greenwood



a forest or wood when the leaves are green: the traditional setting of stories about English outlaws, esp Robin Hood
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