[ 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.
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Origin of grove
before 900; Middle English; Old English grāf
SYNONYMS FOR grove
1 See forest.
Related formsgroved, adjectivegrove·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for groved
/ (ɡrəʊv) /
a small wooded area or plantation
- a road lined with houses and often trees, esp in a suburban area
- (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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