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garden British & World English

A piece of ground adjoining a house, used for growing flowers, fruit, or vegetables

garden English Thesaurus

she longed for a house with a garden

thyme British & World English

A low-growing aromatic plant of the mint family. The small leaves are used as a culinary herb and the plant yields a medicinal oil

Garden in gardenia British & World English

A tree or shrub of warm climates, with large, fragrant white or yellow flowers

bear garden British & World English

A scene of uproar and confusion

beer garden British & World English

A garden, typically one attached to a pub, where beer is served

bog garden British & World English

A piece of land laid out and irrigated to grow plants which prefer a damp habitat

Garden City British & World English

A city in southwestern Kansas, on the Arkansas River; population 28,557 (est. 2008)

garden city British & World English

A new town designed as a whole with much open space and greenery

garden eel British & World English

An eel of warm seas that lives in a community or “garden.” Each individual occupies a burrow from which its head and foreparts protrude, enabling it to catch passing food

garden flat British & World English

A basement or ground floor flat which opens on to a garden

garden pea British & World English

A variety of pea grown for food

knot garden British & World English

A formal garden laid out in an intricate design

rock garden British & World English

A mound or bank built of earth and stones, and planted with rock plants; a rockery

roof garden British & World English

A garden on the flat roof of a building

tea garden British & World English

A garden in which tea and other refreshments are served to the public

Covent Garden British & World English

A district in central London, originally the convent garden of the Abbey of Westminster. It was the site for 300 years of London’s chief fruit and vegetable market, which in 1974 was moved to Nine Elms, Battersea. The first Covent Garden Theatre was opened in 1732; since 1946 it has been the home of the national opera and ballet companies, based at the Royal Opera House (built 1888)

fungus garden British & World English

A growth of fungus cultivated by certain ants or termites as a source of food

garden centre British & World English

An establishment where plants and gardening equipment are sold

garden chafer British & World English

A small brown and metallic-green chafer which sometimes swarms in sunshine and may damage pasture and fruit crops

garden cress British & World English

A type of cress that is usually grown as a sprouting vegetable, often mixed with sprouting mustard, and used in salads

garden-fresh British & World English

(Of vegetables) very fresh; just picked

garden gnome British & World English

A figure of a gnome used as a garden ornament

Garden Grove British & World English

A city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 165,796 (est. 2008)

garden party British & World English

A social event held on a lawn in a garden

garden snail British & World English

A large European snail with a brownish shell, often abundant in gardens

garden spider British & World English

A common European orb-web spider with pale markings on the large rounded abdomen

Garden State British & World English

Informal name for New Jersey.

garden suburb British & World English

A suburb set in rural surroundings or incorporating much landscaping

garden tiger British & World English

A large European tiger moth with boldly marked, chiefly brown and white forewings and orange and black hindwings

market garden British & World English

A place where vegetables and fruit are grown for sale

physic garden British & World English

A garden for cultivating medicinal herbs

sunken garden British & World English

A garden that lies below the general level of its surroundings

walled garden British & World English

A garden enclosed by high walls

water garden British & World English

A garden with pools or a stream, for growing aquatic plants

winter garden British & World English

A garden of plants, such as evergreens, that flourish in winter

botanic garden British & World English

An establishment where plants are grown for scientific study and display to the public

cottage garden British & World English

An informal garden stocked typically with colourful flowering plants

garden-variety British & World English

Of the usual or ordinary type; commonplace

garden warbler British & World English

A migratory Eurasian songbird with drab plumage, frequenting woodland

Italian garden British & World English

A type of garden characterized by clipped trees, box-edged beds of flowers, paved paths, statues, fountains, etc., and often arranged in terraces

kitchen garden British & World English

A garden or area where vegetables, fruit, or herbs are grown for domestic use

victory garden British & World English

A vegetable garden, especially a home garden, planted to increase food production during a war


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