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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to employment in the environment or environmentalism industries.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to rural, agricultural employment; often contrasted with urban blue-collar employment.


By analogy with other compounds in -collar, especially white-collar and blue-collar, and taking green to represent the environment, environmentalism, and so on. (Wiktionary)



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