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or·chard

 (ôr′chərd)
n.
1. An area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees.
2. The trees cultivated in such an area.

[Middle English, from Old English orceard, alteration of ortgeard : perhaps wyrt, wort, plant; see wort1 + geard, yard; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]

orchard

(ˈɔːtʃəd)
n
1. (Agriculture) an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit trees
2. (Agriculture) a collection of fruit trees especially cultivated
[Old English orceard, ortigeard, from ort-, from Latin hortus garden + geard yard2]

or•chard

(ˈɔr tʃərd)

n.
1. an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees.
2. a group or collection of such trees.
[before 900; Middle English orch(i)ard, Old English orceard; replacing ortyard, Middle English ortyerd, Old English ortigeard=ort- (comb. form akin to wort2) + geard yard2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orchard - garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowthorchard - garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without undergrowth
apple orchard - a grove of apple trees
garden - a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
lemon grove - a grove of lemon trees
orange grove - grove of orange trees
peach orchard - a grove of peach trees
Translations
بُستَانٌبُسْتان فَواكِه
ovocný sadsad
plantagefrugthave
hedelmätarhapuutarhahedelmäpuu
voćnjak
gyümölcsös
aldingarîur
果樹園
과수원
augļu dārzs
sad
sadovnjak
voćnjak
fruktträdgård
สวนผลไม้
vườn cây ăn quả

orchard

[ˈɔːtʃəd] Nhuerto m
apple orchardmanzanar m, manzanal m

orchard

[ˈɔːrtʃərd] nverger m
apple orchard → verger de pommiers

orchard

nObstgarten m; (commercial) → Obstplantage f; apple/cherry orchardObstgarten mmit Apfel-/Kirschbäumen; (commercial) → Apfel-/Kirschplantage f

orchard

[ˈɔːtʃəd] nfrutteto
apple orchard → meleto

orchard

(ˈoːtʃəd) noun
a garden or other area in which fruit trees are grown. a cherry orchard.

orchard

بُستَانٌ ovocný sad plantage Obstgarten δεντρόκηπος huerto hedelmätarha verger voćnjak frutteto 果樹園 과수원 boomgaard frukthage sad pomar фруктовый сад fruktträdgård สวนผลไม้ meyve bahçesi vườn cây ăn quả 果园
References in classic literature ?
Gnarled olive trees covered the hills with their dusky foliage, fruit hung golden in the orchard, and great scarlet anemones fringed the roadside, while beyond green slopes and craggy heights, the Maritime Alps rose sharp and white against the blue Italian sky.
Leaning out at the open window, he looked into an orchard where a fat sow wandered about with a litter of tiny pigs at her heels.
They had been farming people, like ourselves, and their place was like a little farm, with a big barn and a garden, and an orchard and grazing lots--even a windmill.
In October following, a party made an excursion into that district called the Crab Orchard, and one of them, being advanced some distance before the others, boldly entered the house of a poor defenceless family, in which was only a Negro man, a woman and her children, terrified with the apprehensions of immediate death.
The act of paying is perhaps the most uncomfortable infliction that the two orchard thieves entailed upon us.
At the base of the mainmast, full beneath the doubloon and the flame, the parsee was kneeling in Ahab's front, but with his head bowed away from him; while near by, from the arched and overhanging rigging, where they had just been engaged securing a spar, a number of the seamen, arrested by the glare, now cohered together, and hung pendulous, like a knot of numbed wasps from a drooping, orchard twig.
Beyond this lay the home paddock, the old orchard, and the stables.
Beyond the orchard Jurgis struck through a patch of woods, and then a field of winter grain, and came at last to another road.
Bear figs for a season or two, and the world outside the orchard is very unwilling you should bear thistles.
My mother says the orchard was always famous in her younger days.
The stillness of early morning slumbered everywhere; the curtains were yet drawn over the servants' chamber windows; little birds were just twittering in the blossom-blanched orchard trees, whose boughs drooped like white garlands over the wall enclosing one side of the yard; the carriage horses stamped from time to time in their closed stables: all else was still.
There's another on t'other side o' th' wall an' there's th' orchard t'other side o' that.