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Great Dane a breed of dog. Great Danes are very large, powerful dogs with short hair, long legs, and a square muzzle.
great-grandchild a child of one's grandson or granddaughter.
great-grandfather the grandfather of a person's mother or father.
great-grandmother the grandmother of a person's mother or father.
great-grandparent a parent of one's grandmother or grandfather.
Great Lakes five large, connected freshwater lakes of North America. They lie on the border between the United States and Canada; Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario.
greatly very much.
Great Sandy Desert a very dry area of land in northwestern Australia.
Great Victoria Desert a very dry region in southwestern Australia.
Greece a country in southern Europe on the Mediterranean Sea. Athens is the capital of Greece.
greed a great desire for more wealth and possessions than one needs or deserves.
greedy having a very strong desire for ever more money or things. [2 definitions]
Greek of or having to do with Greece, or its people, culture, or language. [3 definitions]
green the color of grass or of young, growing leaves; the color between yellow and blue on the color spectrum. [11 definitions]
greenhouse a building used to grow plants all year long. A greenhouse usually has a glass roof and walls.
greenhouse effect the warming of the earth's surface that takes place when heat from the sun is held in by the earth's atmosphere. The greenhouse effect can be caused by too much carbon dioxide being released into the air from the burning of fossil fuels.
Greenland the largest island in the world, located in the north Atlantic Ocean. Greenland is a part of North America. The island belongs to the country of Denmark, but recently it has gained the right to govern itself in some ways. Nuuk is the capital of Greenland.
green pepper a hollow, somewhat round, fruit that is eaten as a vegetable, especially in salads. The taste of a green pepper is not spicy. A green pepper is called that when the pepper is young and green. If the pepper is allowed to mature, it will become red.
green thumb a special skill to make plants grow well.
greet to speak to with friendly or polite words upon meeting or when starting a letter. [3 definitions]
greeting words or actions used to greet others. [2 definitions]