greengrocer

[ green-groh-ser ]
/ ˈgrinˌgroʊ sər /

noun Chiefly British.

a retailer of fresh vegetables and fruit.

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Origin of greengrocer

First recorded in 1715–25; green + grocer
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British Dictionary definitions for greengrocer

greengrocer
/ (ˈɡriːnˌɡrəʊsə) /

noun

mainly British a retail trader in fruit and vegetables

Derived forms of greengrocer

greengrocery, noun
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