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Definition of "greenery" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "greenery" in a sentence
  • "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."