grown or produced at home or in a particular region for local consumption: homegrown tomatoes.
native to, characteristic of, or developed in a particular region: the music of our own homegrown musicians; a community known for its homegrown hospitality; America’s homegrown terrorists.

Origin of homegrown

First recorded in 1635–45; home + grown
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Related Words for homegrown

domestic, homemade, native

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  • The days were days of wonder for the homegrown young Quaker engineer.

    Herbert Hoover

    Vernon Kellogg

  • There was in them an element of life, they were capable of improvement, and they were homegrown.

    An Old English Home

    S. Baring-Gould

  • The Council of India put on countervailing duties to protect their homegrown cane from the bounty-fed beet.

    Creative Chemistry

    Edwin E. Slosson

  • The homegrown beets give us only a fifth and the cane of Louisiana and Texas only a fifteenth of the sugar we need.

    Creative Chemistry

    Edwin E. Slosson