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greenroom

[green-room, -roo m] /ˈgrinˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a lounge in a theater, broadcasting studio, or the like, for use by performers when they are not onstage, on camera, etc.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; green + room, probably so called because orig. painted green
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British Dictionary definitions for green room

greenroom

/ˈɡriːnˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
(esp formerly) a backstage room in a theatre where performers may rest or receive visitors
Word Origin
C18: probably from its original colour
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