American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Green foliage; verdure.
- n. Such foliage used for decoration.
- n. A place where plants are grown.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Pl. greeneries (-iz). A place where green plants are reared.—2. A mass of green plants or foliage; the appearance of color presented by such a mass.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Green plants; verdure.
- n. green foliage
- green + -ery (Wiktionary)
“The draping greenery from the tree blends nicely with the village scenery, and you will also have much more room to experiment with the placement of your village pieces.”
“The mix of concrete and greenery is now the centerpiece of the park, a collaboration with the design firm James Corner Field Operations.”
“Apparently I was wasting time that I could have been spending in the pub – I wish I had known that at the time on January 24, 2010 at 3: 07 pm buster as a probationer I wnt to a body hanging in a tree in a wooded area early January, the winter had stripped all leaves and greenery from the trees and it looked spooky a body silhouted against a grey sky.”
“Looking out on the yard with full greenery is a superb sense of feeling after waking up early in the morning.”
“I like to gather some greenery from the garden, infuse water with herbs, take a crystal (a remnant from my brush with the new age last century) and light a candle.”
“Than our mountain greenery with its mountain scenery”
“Laura: yes, greenery from the trees and bushes outside are the best choice because you do not have to store them in an attic or a box somewhere.”
“The church was decorated inside and out with fresh flowers, paper roses, palm fronds and greenery from the forest.”
“Reply sadly where i come from, we are rapidly running out of land (hence the expense) and the smallest piece of greenery is eyed by prospective developers.”
“The Arts Centre, set amidst acres of greenery is a stunning construction of glass and metal built using the sinews of an old railway building.”
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