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greengrocer

[green-groh-ser] /ˈgrinˌgroʊ sər/
noun, Chiefly British.
1.
a retailer of fresh vegetables and fruit.
Origin of greengrocer
1715-1725
First recorded in 1715-25; green + grocer
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greengrocer

/ˈɡriːnˌɡrəʊsə/
noun
1.
(mainly Brit) a retail trader in fruit and vegetables
Derived Forms
greengrocery, noun
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Word Origin and History for greengrocer
n.

1723, from green "vegetables" + grocer.

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