Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Green foliage; verdure.
  • n. Such foliage used for decoration.
  • n. A place where plants are grown.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. green foliage or verdure
  • n. Foliage used as a decoration
  • n. marijuana

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Green plants; verdure.

from The 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. green foliage

Etymologies

green +‎ -ery (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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.

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  • The mix of concrete and greenery is now the centerpiece of the park, a collaboration with the design firm James Corner Field Operations.

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  • 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.

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  • Looking out on the yard with full greenery is a superb sense of feeling after waking up early in the morning.

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  • 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.

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  • Than our mountain greenery with its mountain scenery

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  • 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.

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  • The church was decorated inside and out with fresh flowers, paper roses, palm fronds and greenery from the forest.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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