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1. Raised or grown at home.
2. Originating in or characteristic of a locality: "Rock is homegrown music in the United States, evolved from blues and country and Tin Pan Alley" (Jon Pareles).
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1. grown at home or in a particular region for local consumption: homegrown tomatoes.
2. native to or characteristic of a region: homegrown musicians.
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Adj.1.homegrown - grown or originating in a particular place; "stands selling homegrown fruits and vegetables"
native - characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad"
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