1. greenhouse

noun. ['ˈgriːnˌhaʊs'] a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions.


  • edifice
  • indoor garden
  • orangery
  • nursery
  • building
  • conservatory
  • glasshouse


  • green (English)
  • grene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • house (English)
  • hous (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Greenhouse

  • nienhaus

Example sentences of the word greenhouse

1. Noun, singular or mass
Open the bag 1/4-inch more each day to mix fresh air with the greenhouse environment.

Quotes containing the word greenhouse

1. I hope that in future Congresses there will reemerge a recognition that climate change is a reality, that our policies to meet our energy needs must also deal responsibly with environmental issues, including the damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions.
- Jeff Bingaman