Definition of green table in US English:

green table

noun

  • 1A table covered with green cloth and used for board meetings, negotiations, etc.; (hence) one of the boards of Covenanters who ruled Scotland 1638–41 (now historical).

  • 2A gaming table.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Spalding (b. ?1624), historian. From green + table.

Pronunciation

green table

/ˌɡriːn ˈteɪbl/