green man

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green man (plural green men)

  1. (now historical) A character in British folklore often depicted as a foliate head. [from 16th c.]
  2. (chiefly UK) A small figure of a walking man illuminated in green on a traffic light at a pedestrian crossing, indicating that it is safe to cross the road. [from 20th c.]

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