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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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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
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orchard

[ˈɔːrtʃərd] nverger m
apple orchard → verger de pommiers
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

orchard

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

[ˈɔːtʃəd] nfrutteto
apple orchard → meleto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

orchard

(ˈoːtʃəd) noun
a garden or other area in which fruit trees are grown. a cherry orchard.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
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References in classic literature ?
It was separated from the main garden and the house by the wall, and shut in on the north side by an orchard, and it was to the last degree unlikely that any one would come there on such an afternoon.
The room occupied by Louise was on the second floor of the Hardy house, and her window looked out upon an orchard. There was a stove in the room and every evening young John Hardy carried up an armful of wood and put it in a box that stood by the wall.
Higginbotham was a trader; and a former clerk of his, to whom Dominicus related the facts, testified that the old gentleman was accustomed to return home through the orchard about nightfall, with the money and valuable papers of the store in his pocket.
At some distance behind the house were an ash grove and two orchards: a cherry orchard, with gooseberry and currant bushes between the rows, and an apple orchard, sheltered by a high hedge from the hot winds.
He had been swinging on a tree-top then and she had been standing in the orchard. Now she was on the other side of the orchard and standing in the path outside a wall--much lower down--and there was the same tree inside.
Phil dashed out to the pantry and Anne betook herself to the orchard in company with Rusty.
There was a long row of them in the orchard, with a Lombardy poplar at either end, and a hedge of lilacs behind.
But they dwelt in an old wooden house-- old even in those days--with overhanging gables and balconies of rudely-carved oak, which stood within a pleasant orchard, and was surrounded by a rough stone wall, whence a stout archer might have winged an arrow to St Mary's Abbey.
When they came there was plenty of work for Merrylegs, for nothing pleased them so much as getting on him by turns and riding him all about the orchard and the home paddock, and this they would do by the hour together.
They were married in the sunshine of the old orchard, circled by the loving and kindly faces of long-familiar friends.
A sturdy young orchard covered most of his ten acres, though a goodly portion was devoted to whitewashed henhouses and wired runways wherein hundreds of chickens were to be seen.
On both sides of the house was a big orchard, one of apple-trees and one of cherry-trees, also showered over with blossoms; and their grass was all sprinkled with dandelions.