greenhouse

Primary Meanings of greenhouse

1.
n
a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
2.
adj
of or relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect
Full Definitions of greenhouse
1

n a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions

Synonyms:
glasshouse, nursery
Types:
conservatory, hothouse, indoor garden
a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
orangery
a place where oranges are grown; a plantation of orange trees in warm climes or a greenhouse in cooler areas
Type of:
building, edifice
a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
2

adj of or relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect

greenhouse gases”

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.