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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greenhead  \Green"head\,  Greenhood  \Green"hood\,  n. 
  A  state  of  greenness;  verdancy.  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  greenhood 
  n  :  any  of  numerous  orchids  of  the  genus  Pterostylis  having 
  leaves  in  a  basal  rosette  and  green  flowers  often  striped 
  purple  or  brown  or  red  with  the  dorsal  sepal  incurved  to 
  form  a  hood  [syn:  {helmet  orchid}] 




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