Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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green alga any of numerous algae with green coloring, such as sea lettuce.
green bean a type of kidney bean characterized by its long thin green pod. [2 definitions]
green card a registration card that allows an alien to live and be employed in the United States.
green corn young ears of sweet corn.
green dragon a wildflower of eastern North America that bears tiny flowers at the base of a long thin spike surrounded by narrow leaves.
green light the green-colored light that signifies that oncoming traffic has the right of way. [2 definitions]
green mold any of various fungi whose spores are greenish.
green monkey any of several small, ground-dwelling West African monkeys whose gray hair has a greenish tinge.
green onion a variety of onion that is picked while very young, has a long green stem, and is often eaten raw; scallion.
green pepper a hollow, somewhat round, fruit that is eaten as a vegetable, especially in salads. The taste of a green pepper is not spicy. A green pepper is called that when the pepper is young and green. If the pepper is allowed to mature, it will become red.
green snake any of several small greenish nonpoisonous North American snakes.
green tea tea made from leaves that were not allowed to ferment before being heated.
green thumb a special skill to make plants grow well.
green turtle a large marine turtle, common in warmer waters, whose flesh is often used to make turtle soup or other dishes.
green-eyed (informal) afflicted with envy; jealous.
green-stick fracture a type of fracture to which children are esp. vulnerable, in which a long bone breaks only partway through.
kelly green a bright yellowish green color.
olive green a yellowish green color; color of an unripe olive.
Paris green a poisonous, bright green powder used in paints, preservatives, and esp. as an insecticide.
pea green a light yellowish green color.