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grower

[ groh-er ]
/ ˈgroʊ ər /
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noun

a person who grows something: He is a grower of flowers and vegetables.
a person or thing that grows in a certain way: This plant is a quick grower.

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Origin of grower

First recorded in 1555–65; grow + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for grower

grower
/ (ˈɡrəʊə) /

noun

a person who grows plantsa vegetable grower
a plant that grows in a specified waya fast grower
a piece of music that is initially unimpressive but becomes more enjoyable after further hearings
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