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    greens - das Grünzeug

    Correction

    greens

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    das Grünzeug


    Comment
    Die Fachgebietsmarkierung ist hilfreich, weil Grünzeug auch die Bedeutung "Zierpflanzen" haben kann, was im Englischen dann aber nicht "greens" entspricht.

    Vgl. related discussion: Grünzeug - greens (pl)
    AuthorIlldiko (763882) 12 Oct 12, 16:03
    Context/ examples
    A) 3. greens Green growth or foliage, especially:
    a. The branches and leaves of plants used for decoration.
    b. Leafy plants or plant parts eaten as vegetables.

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/greens

    B) green·er·y (grn-r)
    n. pl. green·er·ies
    1.
    a. Green foliage; verdure.
    b. Such foliage used for decoration.
    2. A place where plants are grown.

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/greenery

    The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

    Comment
    A) 3. Grüne Vegetation oder Blätterwerk, besonders:
    a. greens = Grünzeug (ugs.)
    b. greens = Grünzeug (Kochk.)
    #1Authorwmw (386353) 12 Oct 12, 18:37
    Comment
    Mit der Blätterwerk und Zierpflanzen-Definition A3 "greens = Green growth or foliage - The branches and leaves of plants used for decoration." scheint thefreedictionary alleine dazustehen. Die einschlägigen einsprachigen Wörterbücher haben keine derartige Bedeutung verzeichnet.
    #2AuthorIlldiko (763882) 12 Oct 12, 23:57
    Context/ examples
    22. greens,
    a. fresh leaves or branches of trees, shrubs, etc., used for decoration; wreaths.
    b. the leaves and stems of plants, as spinach, lettuce, or cabbage, used for food.
    c. a blue-green uniform of the U.S. Army.

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/green
    Comment
    22. greens
    a. ...; (Blätter-, Lorbeer-)Kränze
    #3Authorwmw (386353) 13 Oct 12, 11:21
    Comment
    green noun
    Definition of GREEN

    3 : green vegetation: as
    a) plural: leafy parts of plants for use as decoration

    http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gre...
    #4AuthorMiMo (236780) 13 Oct 12, 13:58
     
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