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gro·cer

 (grō′sər, grō′shər)
n.
One that sells foodstuffs and various household supplies.

[Middle English, wholesaler, from Anglo-Norman grosser, from Medieval Latin grossārius, grocerius, from Late Latin grossus, thick.]

grocer

(ˈɡrəʊsə)
n
(Commerce) a dealer in foodstuffs and other household supplies
[C15: from Old French grossier, from gros large; see gross]

gro•cer

(ˈgroʊ sər)

n.
the owner or operator of a store that sells general food supplies and certain nonedible articles of household use.
[1325–75; < Old French gross(i)er wholesale merchant. See gross, -er2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grocer - a retail merchant who sells foodstuffs (and some household supplies)grocer - a retail merchant who sells foodstuffs (and some household supplies)
greengrocer - a grocer who sells fresh fruits and vegetables
merchandiser, merchant - a businessperson engaged in retail trade
Translations
بَقَّالبَقّال، بائِع الخَضراواتمَتْجَر البِقالَة
hokynářobchodník s potravinamipotaviny
købmandkøbmandsbutik
ruokakaupparuokakauppias
trgovac mješovitom robomtrgovina mješovite robe
nÿlenduvörukaupmaîur
食料雑貨商食料雑貨店
식료품 상인식료품점
bakalėjabakalėjininkas
pārtikas preču tirgotājs
obchodník s potravinami
špecerist
specerihandlare
คนขายของชำร้านขายของชำ
cửa hàng tạp hóangười bán tạp hóa

grocer

[ˈgrəʊsəʳ] N (esp Brit) → tendero/a m/f, almacenero/a m/f (S. Cone), abarrotero/a m/f (Andes, Mex, CAm), bodeguero/a m/f (Andes, Carib, CAm)
grocer's (shop)tienda f de comestibles, almacén m (S. Cone), tienda f de abarrotes (Andes, Mex, CAm), bodega f (Andes, Carib, CAm)

grocer

[ˈgrəʊsər] népicier m
He's a grocer → Il est épicier.
at the grocer's → à l'épicerie, chez l'épicier

grocer

nLebensmittelhändler(in) m(f), → Kaufmann m/-frau f; at the grocer’sim Lebensmittelladen, beim Kaufmann

grocer

[ˈgrəʊsəʳ] nnegoziante m/f di (generi) alimentari
grocer's (shop) → negozio di (generi) alimentari

grocer

(ˈgrəusə) noun
a person who sells certain kinds of food and household supplies.
ˈgroceries noun plural
food etc sold in a grocer's shop.

grocer

بَقَّال, مَتْجَر البِقالَة hokynář, potaviny købmand, købmandsbutik Lebensmittelhändler μπακάλικο, παντοπώλης colmado, tendero ruokakauppa, ruokakauppias épicerie, épicier trgovac mješovitom robom, trgovina mješovite robe droghiere, negoziante 食料雑貨商, 食料雑貨店 식료품 상인, 식료품점 kruidenier, kruidenierswinkel kjøpmann, kolonial sklep warzywny, właściciel sklepu spożywczego mercearia, merceeiro бакалейная лавка, бакалейщик specerihandlare คนขายของชำ, ร้านขายของชำ bakkal cửa hàng tạp hóa, người bán tạp hóa 食品商, 食品店
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In which it is seen that the French Grocer had already been established in the Seventeenth Century
The worthy grocer could say no more; he had just perceived his partner.
The comte, on arriving at the Rue des Lombards, found the shop of the grocer in great confusion; but it was not the encumberment of a lucky sale, or that of an arrival of goods.
His parent was a grocer in the city: and it was bruited abroad that he was admitted into Dr.
The reins flapped on the horse's back, the grocer was reading a newspaper.
I'll go and ask the grocer if he will wait for his money till I get back--No, I'll send the sailor to ask him.
The last witness called was a grocer in the village, who kept the post-office.
It seems Tom had cast an eye on the daughter of a grocer of reputed wealth, who had attracted the attention of another person of his own school.
The same evening the grocer or grocers, druggist or druggists, come and say, `It was I who sold the arsenic to the gentleman;' and rather than not recognize the guilty purchaser, they will recognize twenty.
There was no competition in it at present; the Church-people had their own grocer and draper; the Dissenters had theirs; and the two or three butchers found a ready market for their joints without strict reference to religious persuasion--except that the rector's wife had given a general order for the veal sweet- breads and the mutton kidneys, while Mr.
The short, rather plump wife of a starved grocer, and the mother of two children withal, this lieutenant had already earned the complimentary name of The Vengeance.
Some of them had been lounging in the rain until the gate should open; others, who had timed their arrival with greater nicety, were coming up now, and passing in with damp whitey-brown paper bags from the grocers, loaves of bread, lumps of butter, eggs, milk, and the like.