Definition of Green fingers

1. Noun. A special ability to make plants grow.




Definition of Green fingers

1. Noun. (idiomatic) A seemingly natural gardening ability ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Fingers

green cards
green chain
green collar
green cormorant
green corn
green corridor
green crab
green crabs
green diesel
green dinosaur
green douglas fir
green dragon
green energies
green energy
green fallow
green fingers (current term)
green flash
green flashes
green fluorescent protein
green fluorescent proteins
green foxtail
green fringed orchis
green frog
green gentian
green gland
green goddess
green gold
green goods
green gram
green groceries

Literary usage of Green fingers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"VI): "A few days ago I picked a bunch of 'claret' bananas which contained two hands of green colored fingers and one hand of claret and green fingers There ..."

2. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"The half-claret and half- green fingers resembled the Gros Michel in morphological characters. It is to be noted that the coloring of these fingers was ..."

3. The Fairyland of Flowers: A Popular Illustrated Botany by Mara Louise Pratt-Chadwick (1890)
"green fingers playing Unseen on wind-lyres, Low singing-bird voices, — These are the choirs. The violets are deacons, I know by the sign That the cups which ..."

4. Child Life: A Collection of Poems by John Greenleaf Whittier (1872)
"green fingers playing Unseen on wind-lyres, — Low singing bird voices — These are his choirs. The violets are deacons I know by the sign That the cups which ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1876)
"The sea- pink was blooming, the lavender was in flower, the com had thrust its green fingers from the sweet-soiled earth, and the fields behind the crag ..."

6. Nature in Verse: A Poetry Reader for Children by Mary Isabella Lovejoy (1895)
"green fingers playing Unseen on wind-lyres — Low singing bird voices — These are his choirs. The violets are deacons — I know by the sign That the cups ..."

7. Spoken English: A Method of Improving Speech and Reading by Studying Voice by Samuel Silas Curry (1913)
"green fingers playing Unseen on wind-lyres, Low singing bird voices, — These are his choirs. The violets are deacons I know by the sign That the cups which ..."

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