Share this entry

Share this page

grower

Line breaks: grow¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrəʊə
 
/

Definition of grower in English:

noun

1A person who grows a particular type of crop: a fruit grower
More example sentences
  • The seed and seed treatment selection is the first step in a grower's crop production plan.
  • For fruit and nut crops, pollination can be a grower's only real chance to increase yield.
  • Dust may be a nuisance to a homeowner, but to a poultry grower it can be a disaster.
2 [with adjective] A plant that grows in a specified way: a fast grower
More example sentences
  • A very vigorous grower with fast repeat, it may be grown in all zones.
  • It is a very vigorous grower, however, and tends to be lanky rather than bushy, he notes.
  • They are fast growers and tend to bloom over a much longer period than perennial climbers such as clematis and honeysuckle.

Definition of grower in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…