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greensickness

[green-sik-nis] /ˈgrinˌsɪk nɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
chlorosis (def 2).
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; green + sickness
Related forms
greensick, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for greensickness

greensickness

/ˈɡriːnˌsɪknɪs/
noun
1.
another name for chlorosis
Derived Forms
greensick, adjective
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