AskDefine | Define greens

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greens n : any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables [syn: green, leafy vegetable]

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  1. Plural of green.
  2. The leaves of certain edible green plants, especially of brassicas, eaten as a vegetable.
  3. Any vegetables eaten by humans, regardless of colour.


leaves of certain edible green plants
any vegetable eaten by humans, regardless of colour

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Greens may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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