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homegrown

[hohm-grohn] /ˈhoʊmˈgroʊn/
adjective
1.
grown or produced at home or in a particular region for local consumption:
homegrown tomatoes.
2.
native to, characteristic of, or developed in a particular region:
the music of our own homegrown musicians; a community known for its homegrown hospitality; America’s homegrown terrorists.
Origin of homegrown
1635-1645
First recorded in 1635-45; home + grown
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home-grown

adjective
1.
(esp of fruit and vegetables) produced in one's own country, district, estate, or garden
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