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Meaning of GROCERY

Pronunciation:  'growsuree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
  2. [n]  a marketplace where groceries are sold; "the grocery store included a meat market"
 

GROCERY is a 7 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: food market, foodstuff, grocery store, market
 
 See Also: consumer goods, greengrocery, marketplace, mart, packaged good, shelf, supermarket

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gro"cer*y\, n.; pl. {Groceries}. [F. grosserie
wholesale. See {Grocer}.]
1. The commodities sold by grocers, as tea, coffee, spices,
   etc.; -- in the United States almost always in the plural
   form, in this sense.

         A deal box . . . to carry groceries in. --Goldsmith.

         The shops at which the best families of the
         neighborhood bought grocery and millinery.
                                               --Macaulay.

2. A retail grocer's shop or store. [U. S.]

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: appetizing store, bakery, bakeshop, bodega, butcher shop, creamery, dairy, deli, delicatessen, food shop, food store, fruit stand, grocery store, groceteria, health food store, meat market, pork store, superette, supermarket, vegetable store
 

 

 

 

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