Definition of greengrocer in English:

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greengrocer

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrēnˌɡrōsər/

noun

British
A retailer of fruit and vegetables.
Example sentences
  • East Greenwich is desperately in need of a proper greengrocers within a few minutes walk.
  • I just hope that supermarkets do not put all butchers and greengrocers out of business, as I personally hate supermarkets.
  • I also go to the farmer's market that's started nearby, but then the greengrocer pointed out to me that it's damaging his business.

Derivatives

greengrocery

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrēnˌɡrōs(ə)rē/
noun
Example sentences
  • Ironically, though, if a greengrocery is placed opposite a supermarket it is more likely to thrive.
  • It is currently working with a small Newquay grower to source greengrocery, going as far as to work out specific varieties of produce to be grown throughout the year especially for its menu.
  • The Lewis family opened its first shop, a greengrocery, in Holloway Road, north London, in 1945.

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Syllabification: green·gro·cer

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