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rock garden

n.
1. A rocky area in which plants particularly adapted to such terrain are cultivated.
2. A garden in which rocks are arranged and plants cultivated in a carefully designed, decorative scheme. Also called rockery.

rock garden

n
(Horticulture) a garden featuring rocks or rockeries

rock′ gar`den


n.
a garden on rocky ground or among rocks, for the growing of alpine or other plants.
Also called rockery.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rock garden - a garden featuring rocksrock garden - a garden featuring rocks; usually alpine plants
garden - a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
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