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1. A small wood or stand of trees lacking dense undergrowth.
2. A group of trees planted and cultivated for the production of fruit or nuts: an orange grove.
[Middle English, from Old English grāf.]
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1. (Forestry) a small wooded area or plantation
a. a road lined with houses and often trees, esp in a suburban area
b. (capital as part of a street name): Ladbroke Grove.
[Old English grāf; related to grǣfa thicket, greave, Norwegian greivla to intertwine]
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1. a small wood or forested area, usu. with no undergrowth.
2. a small orchard or stand of fruit-bearing trees, esp. citrus trees.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English grāf]
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Grovea small wood or group of trees for providing shade, forming avenues, etc. See also bosk.
Examples: grove of bayonets, 1889; of ears of wheat, 1667; of fruit trees, 1838; of their own kindred, 1793; of Athenian literature, 1849; of olives, 1667; of majestic palms, 1856; of spears, 1667; of trees.
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|Noun||1.||grove - a small growth of trees without underbrush|
|2.||grove - 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
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noun wood, woodland, plantation, covert, thicket, copse, brake, coppice, spinney open fields and groves of trees
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grove[ˈgrəʊv] n [trees] → bosquet m olive grove
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grove[grəʊv] n → boschetto
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