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Meaning of GROCERY

Pronunciation:  'growsuree

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.

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

Thesaurus Terms
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