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n. Chiefly British
A retail seller of fresh fruits and vegetables.

green′gro′cer·y n.
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(Commerce) chiefly Brit a retail trader in fruit and vegetables
ˈgreenˌgrocery n
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(ˈgrinˌgroʊ sər)

a retailer of fresh vegetables and fruit.
green′gro`cer•y, n., pl. -cer•ies.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.greengrocer - a grocer who sells fresh fruits and vegetablesgreengrocer - a grocer who sells fresh fruits and vegetables
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
grocer - a retail merchant who sells foodstuffs (and some household supplies)
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بائِع الخُضْراواتبِقَالَة
hedelmä- ja vihanneskauppias
trgovina voćem i povrćem
zöldség- és gyümölcsárus
grænmetis- og ávaxtasali
cửa hàng rau quả


[ˈgriːnˌgrəʊsəʳ] N (Brit) → verdulero/a m/f
greengrocer's (shop)verdulería f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005


[ˈgriːngrəʊsər] n (British)marchand m de fruits et légumes
at the greengrocer's → chez le marchand de fruits et légumes
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005


[ˈgriːnˌgrəʊsəʳ] n (Brit) → fruttivendolo/a
"greengrocer's" → "frutta e verdura"
to go to the greengrocer's → andare dal fruttivendolo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(griːn) adjective
1. of the colour of growing grass or the leaves of most plants. a green hat.
2. not ripe. green bananas.
3. without experience. Only someone as green as you would believe a story like that.
4. looking as if one is about to be sick; very pale. He was green with envy (= very jealous).
1. the colour of grass or the leaves of plants. the green of the trees in summer.
2. something (eg paint) green in colour. I've used up all my green.
3. an area of grass. a village green.
4. an area of grass on a golf course with a small hole in the centre.
5. concerned with the protection of the environment. green issues; a green political party.
ˈgreenish adjective
close to green. a greenish dress.
greens noun plural
green vegetables. Children are often told that they must eat their greens.
ˈgreenflyplural ˈgreenfly noun
a type of small, green insect. The leaves of this rose tree have been eaten by greenfly.
ˈgreengage (-geidʒ) noun
a greenish-yellow type of plum.
ˈgreengrocer noun
a person who sells fruit and vegetables.
ˈgreenhouse noun
a building usually of glass, in which plants are grown.
ˈgreenhouse effect noun
(singular) the gradual heating of the atmosphere caused by air pollution which traps energy from the sun.
the green light
permission to begin. We can't start until he gives us the green light.
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بِقَالَة zelinář grønthandler Gemüsehändler μανάβικο verdulería hedelmä- ja vihanneskauppias épicerie trgovina voćem i povrćem fruttivendolo 八百屋 청과물상 groentewinkel grønnsakshandler sklep warzywny quitanda, vendedor de hortaliças e fruta лавка зеленщика grönsakshandlare ร้านขายผักและผลไม้สด manav cửa hàng rau quả 蔬菜水果店
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