any of various apples having greenish-yellow skins when ripe
Origin of greeningMiddle Dutch groeninc from groen: see green
a becoming more mature and less naive, esp. in one's understanding of social and political forces
Origin of greeningfrom The Greening of America (1970), book by C. A. Reich, United States writer and law professor
Any of several varieties of green-skinned apples, especially the Rhode Island Greening.
- Present participle of green.
- The action of the verb to green.
- A type of apple that is green when ripe.
- Becoming green in colour.