Definition of green water in English:

green water

noun

  • 1Water coloured green by algae or other organic matter.

  • 2Environmental Science. In water resource management: water that is directly derived from rainfall and used by plants or stored in the soil.

Origin

Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From green + water.

Pronunciation

green water

/ˌɡriːn ˈwɔːtə/