- a building with transparent walls and roof, usually of glass, for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions
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green•house /ˈgrinˌhaʊs/USA pronunciation n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
- a building, room, or area, usually chiefly of glass, used for growing tender plants or plants out of season.
green•house (grēn′hous′),USA pronunciation n., pl. -hous•es
- a building, room, or area, usually chiefly of glass, in which the temperature is maintained within a desired range, used for cultivating tender plants or growing plants out of season.
- green + house 1655–65
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greenhouse /ˈɡriːnˌhaʊs/ n
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