Definition of Greenhood
1. Noun. Any of numerous orchids of the genus Pterostylis having leaves in a basal rosette and green flowers often striped purple or brown or red with the dorsal sepal incurved to form a hood.
Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Pterostylis, Pterostylis
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Literary usage of Greenhood
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1. Notes on the California Reports: Showing the Present Value as Authority of by Charles Theodore Boone, Charles Lawrence Thompson (1906)
"greenhood, 16 Mont. 427. As between the parties to a fraudulent conveyance, or between a fraudulent grantee and his creditors, courts will not permit either ..."
2. A List of the Lancashire Wills, Proved Within the Archdeaconry of Richmond by Henry Fishwick, Archdeaconry of Richmond, Church of England (1891)
"1750 greenhood, Thomas, of Halton, late of Halton, blacksmith 1757 greenhood, John, of Halton, late of Halton, yeoman ...... 1760 Greenwood, Agnes ..."
3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"179; greenhood, Pub. Pol. 658. The rules of the exchange that forbid its members or buyers of livestock from buying from any regular commission merchant, ..."
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