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Definition of greening noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

greening

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡriːnɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡriːnɪŋ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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green Word Origin early 17th cent. (originally denoting a kind of pear): probably from Middle Dutch groeninc, a kind of apple, from groen ‘green’.