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grocery

[ groh-suh-ree, groh-shree ]
/ 藞gro蕣 s蓹 ri, 藞gro蕣 蕛ri /
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noun, plural gro路cer路ies.
Also called gro路cer路y store . a store that sells perishable and nonperishable food supplies and certain nonedible household items, such as soaps and paper products.
Usually gro路ce路ries; especially British, gro路cer路y . food and other items sold at a grocery store or sold by a grocer.
the business of a grocer.
Southwestern U.S. (formerly)
  1. a saloon or bar.
  2. a liquor store.
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Origin of grocery

First recorded in 1400鈥50; late Middle English grocerie; grocer + -ie-y3
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British Dictionary definitions for grocery

grocery
/ (藞伞r蓹蕣s蓹r瑟) /

noun plural -ceries
the business or premises of a grocer
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