Definition of Greengrocer

1. Noun. A grocer who sells fresh fruits and vegetables.




Definition of Greengrocer

1. n. A retailer of vegetables or fruits in their fresh or green state.

Definition of Greengrocer

1. Noun. (chiefly British) A person who sells fresh vegetables and fruit, normally from a relatively small shop ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greengrocer

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Medical Definition of Greengrocer

1. A retailer of vegetables or fruits in their fresh or green state. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greengrocer

greenfeed
greenfeeds
greenfields
greenfinch
greenfinches
greenfish
greenfishes
greenflies
greenfly
greengage
greengage plum
greengages
greengagey
greengill
greengills
greengrocer (current term)
greengrocer's apostrophe
greengroceries
greengrocers
greengrocers' apostrophes
greengrocery
greengrocing
greenhead
greenheads
greenheart
greenhearts
greenhood
greenhorn
greenhorns
greenhouse

Literary usage of Greengrocer

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"The tender way in which the greengrocer behaves to children would be a cheap ... It is the greengrocer. ABOUT five o'clock there is a quiet ring at the bell ..."

2. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1900)
"1, 2, 4, 5. and 6 in the Broadway, for the purposes of the trades of a fruiterer, greengrocer, or corn chandler. On the 2nd of August, ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1872)
"Those who, in spite of respectful warning, will have in the favourite greengrocer, are almost invariably put to shame and disgrace before the night is over. ..."

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