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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 ?
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.
Carr looked up at the building; it was half grocery, half saloon.
Anybody who could invent a new imitation had been sure of a fortune from old Durham, said Jurgis' informant; but it was hard to think of anything new in a place where so many sharp wits had been at work for so long; where men welcomed tuberculosis in the cattle they were feeding, because it made them fatten more quickly; and where they bought up all the old rancid butter left over in the grocery stores of a continent, and "oxidized" it by a forced-air process, to take away the odor, rechurned it with skim milk, and sold it in bricks in the cities
I do not travel in them much, comparatively, because I am not in a hurry to get to any tavern or grocery or livery-stable or depot to which they lead.
Having purchased a few small articles of grocery, and a measure of oil for the lamp, Miss Pross bethought herself of the wine they wanted.
Since her fainting spell, she dragged her leg, and as her strength was failing rapidly, old Mother Simon, who had lost her money in the grocery business, came very morning to chop the wood and pump the water.
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.
If grocery, then it was to be hoped that no mother of a family would trust the teas of an untried grocer.
Poyser gave her approbation to the scheme of the movable kitchen cupboard, which was to be capable of containing grocery, pickles, crockery, and house-linen in the utmost compactness without confusion.
Monsieur, in my grocery business I use much printed paper, and that instructs me.
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.
and you get the grocery catalogue, George, and somebody give me a bit of pencil, and then I'll make out a list.