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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Greenness  \Green"ness\,  n.  [AS.  gr[=e]nnes.  See  {Green.}] 
  1.  The  quality  of  being  green;  viridity;  verdancy;  as  the 
  greenness  of  grass,  or  of  a  meadow. 
 
  2.  Freshness;  vigor;  newness. 
 
  3.  Immaturity;  unripeness;  as  the  greenness  of  fruit; 
  inexperience;  as  the  greenness  of  youth. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  greenness 
  n  1:  lush  greenness  of  flourishing  vegetation  [syn:  {verdancy},  {verdure}] 
  2:  the  state  of  not  being  ripe  [ant:  {ripeness}] 
  3:  the  property  of  being  green;  resembling  the  color  of  growing 
  grass  [syn:  {green},  {viridity}] 




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