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.

Exact synonyms: Helmet Orchid
Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Pterostylis, Pterostylis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greenhood

greengages
greengagey
greengill
greengills
greengrocer
greengrocer's apostrophe
greengroceries
greengrocers
greengrocers' apostrophes
greengrocery
greengrocing
greenhead
greenheads
greenheart
greenhearts
greenhood (current term)
greenhorn
greenhorns
greenhouse
greenhouse cockpit
greenhouse effect
greenhouse emission
greenhouse gas
greenhouse gases
greenhouse whitefly
greenhouselike
greenhouses
greenie
greenier
greenies

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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