Definitions of greens
  1. noun
    any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
    synonyms: green, leafy vegetable
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    chop-suey greens
    succulent and aromatic young dark green leaves used in Chinese and Vietnamese and Japanese cooking
    a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
    beet green
    young leaves of the beetroot
    Swiss chard, chard, leaf beet, spinach beet
    long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
    salad green, salad greens
    greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads
    dandelion green
    edible leaves of the common dandelion collected from the wild; used in salads and in making wine
    lamb's-quarter, pigweed, wild spinach
    leaves collected from the wild
    wild spinach
    leafy greens collected from the wild and used as a substitute for spinach
    turnip greens
    tender leaves of young white turnips
    common sorrel, sorrel
    large sour-tasting arrowhead-shaped leaves used in salads and sauces
    French sorrel
    greens having small tart oval to pointed leaves; preferred to common sorrel for salads
    dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
    bean sprout
    any of various sprouted beans: especially mung beans or lentils or edible soybeans
    alfalfa sprout
    sprouted alfalfa seeds
    leaves of any of various plants of Lactuca sativa
    leaves having celery-like stems eaten raw or cooked
    chicory, curly endive
    crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
    chicory escarole, endive, escarole
    variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
    pungent leaves of any of numerous cruciferous herbs
    salad burnet
    leaves sometimes used for salad
    type of:
    veg, vegetable, veggie
    edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
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