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gro·cer·y

 (grō′sə-rē, grōs′rē, grō′shə-rē, grōsh′rē)
n. pl. gro·cer·ies
1. A store selling foodstuffs and various household supplies. Also called grocery store.
2. groceries Commodities sold by a grocer.

grocery

(ˈɡrəʊsərɪ)
n, pl -ceries
(Commerce) the business or premises of a grocer

gro•cer•y

(ˈgroʊ sə ri, ˈgroʊs ri)

n., pl. -cer•ies.
1. Also called gro′cery store`. a grocer's store.
2. Usu., groceries. food and other commodities sold by a grocer.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Old French grosserie. See gross, -ery]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grocery - a marketplace where groceries are soldgrocery - a marketplace where groceries are sold; "the grocery store included a meat market"
greengrocery - a greengrocer's grocery store
market place, mart, marketplace, market - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
shelf - a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
supermarket - a large self-service grocery store selling groceries and dairy products and household goods
2.grocery - (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocergrocery - (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
consumer goods - goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption
greengrocery - groceries sold by a greengrocer
packaged goods - groceries that are packaged for sale
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
Translations
hokynářstvíkoloniál
špecerija

grocery

[ˈgrəʊsərɪ] N (US) (also grocery store) → tienda f de comestibles, tienda de abarrotes (Andes, Mex, CAm), almacén m (S. Cone), bodega f (Andes, Carib, CAm)

grocery

[ˈgrəʊsəri] n (= shop) → épicerie f grocery storegrocery store n (US)supermarché m

grocery

n
(= business, shop)Lebensmittelgeschäft nt
groceries pl (= goods)Lebensmittel pl

grocery

[ˈgrəʊsrɪ] n (shop) → negozio di (generi) alimentari
References in classic literature ?
There was Owen, of Silverberg, Owen & Company--a large grocery firm with several branch stores.
Most boys have seasons of wishing they could die gloriously instead of just being grocery clerks and going on with their humdrum lives.
I say what comes into my head, but of course I know nothing of a grocery store or bones without meat or-- very much else.
He paid two dollars and a half a month rent for the small room he got from his Portuguese landlady, Maria Silva, a virago and a widow, hard working and harsher tempered, rearing her large brood of children somehow, and drowning her sorrow and fatigue at irregular intervals in a gallon of the thin, sour wine that she bought from the corner grocery and saloon for fifteen cents.
I don't know that I should have gone even then, if I had not happened to hear my old mother talk about setting me up on my own hook in the grocery way.
The alley back of Campbell's grocery," Billy elucidated.
She did not linger to discuss class distinctions with Madame Pouponne, but hastened to a neighboring grocery store, feeling sure that Mademoiselle would have left her address with the proprietor.
All grocery stocks had been bought out by the upper classes.
Brooke of Tipton; but then, there were many of Pinkerton's committee whose opinions had a great weight of grocery on their side.
We have nothing to do with David until we find him, at the age of twenty, on the high road from his native place to the city of Boston, where his uncle, a small dealer in the grocery line, was to take him behind the counter.
and you get the grocery catalogue, George, and somebody give me a bit of pencil, and then I'll make out a list.
Mrs Plornish, now established in the small grocery and general trade in a snug little shop at the crack end of the Yard, at the top of the steps, with her little old father and Maggy acting as assistants, habitually held forth about him over the counter in conversation with her customers.