[ grohv ]
/ groʊv /


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.

Origin of grove

before 900; Middle English; Old English grāf


1 See forest.

Related forms

groved, adjectivegrove·less, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for groved


/ (ɡrəʊv) /


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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