- an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees.
- a group or collection of such trees.
Origin of orchard
Examples from the Web for orchard
RED HOT will be on display at BOSI Contemporary, 48 Orchard St., from September 3-14, 2014.Redheads Are Sexy, Dammit!
September 2, 2014
I can tell she is eager to leave Orchard Corset Center to get home and prepare a meal, and herself, for the holiday.
I wouldn't be surprised if celebs reached out to Orchard Corset Center.
Authorities had not noticed that missing fresco, which had been taken from the House of the Orchard, until it was returned.Pompeii Made It Through a Volcano, but Can It Survive Vandals?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
March 22, 2014
These haunting items are functional—go ahead and put them to work in your orchard.The 15 Best Things to See at Frieze Art Fair London 2013
October 17, 2013
She had disobeyed by just standing outside the orchard door.Life and Death of Harriett Frean
The pipe, and also his head, again indicated the men in the orchard.
At the road he met Jack and Wally, just returning from the orchard.
In this orchard was the building where the poor children lived.My Double Life
Entered the gardening and orchard business when a young man.Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date
- an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit trees
- a collection of fruit trees especially cultivated
Word Origin and History for orchard
late Old English orceard "fruit garden," earlier ortgeard, perhaps reduced from wortgeard, from wort "vegetable, plant root" + geard "garden, yard" (the word also meant "vegetable garden" until 15c.); see yard (n.1). First element influenced in Middle English by Latin hortus (in Late Latin ortus) "garden," which also is from the root of yard (n.1).