grove

[ grohv ]
/ groʊv /

noun

a small wood or forested area, usually with no undergrowth: a grove of pines.
a small orchard or stand of fruit-bearing trees, especially citrus trees: a grove of lemon trees.

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Origin of grove

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English grāf

synonym study for grove

1. See forest.

OTHER WORDS FROM grove

groved, adjectivegroveless, adjective

Definition for grove (2 of 2)

Grove
[ grohv ]
/ groʊv /

noun

Sir George, 1820–1900, English musicologist.
Robert Moses "Lefty", 1900–75, U.S. baseball player.
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British Dictionary definitions for grove

grove
/ (ɡrəʊv) /

noun

a small wooded area or plantation
  1. a road lined with houses and often trees, esp in a suburban area
  2. (capital as part of a street name)Ladbroke Grove

Word Origin for grove

Old English grāf; related to grǣfa thicket, greave, Norwegian greivla to intertwine
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