greening definition by Webster's New World
any of various apples having greenish-yellow skins when ripe
Origin: Middle Dutch groeninc ; from groen: see green
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a becoming more mature and less naive, esp. in one's understanding of social and political forces
Origin: after The Greening of America (1970), book by C. Reich
greening definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Restoration of vitality or freshness; rejuvenation.
- An adoption or alignment with the ideals or practices of the Green movement: the greening of the mayor's platform.
Any of several varieties of green-skinned apples.