green room


[green-room, -room]
a lounge in a theater, broadcasting studio, or the like, for use by performers when they are not onstage, on camera, etc.

1695–1705; green + room, probably so called because orig. painted green Unabridged
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greenroom (ˈɡriːnˌruːm, -ˌrʊm)
(esp formerly) a backstage room in a theatre where performers may rest or receive visitors
[C18: probably from its original colour]

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