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 greening; from The Greening of America (1970), book by C. A. Reich, United States writer and amp; 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.