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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.]

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]

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]
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
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

orchard

[ˈɔːrtʃərd] nverger m
apple orchard → verger de pommiers

orchard

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

orchard

[ˈɔːtʃəd] nfrutteto
apple orchard → meleto

orchard

(ˈoːtʃəd) noun
a garden or other area in which fruit trees are grown. a cherry orchard.

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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