Etymology
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greenhouse (n.)

also green-house, 1660s, from green (n.) + house (n.). Greenhouse effect attested from 1937.

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Definitions of greenhouse
1
greenhouse (n.)
a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions;
Synonyms: glasshouse
2
greenhouse (adj.)
of or relating to or caused by the greenhouse effect;
greenhouse gases
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