Definition of grove in English:

grove

Syllabification: grove
Pronunciation: /grōv
 
/

noun

A small wood, orchard, or group of trees: an olive grove [in place names]: Ocean Grove
More example sentences
  • We skimmed groves of ancient olive trees and ribs of bleached white stone.
  • Everywhere you turn there are almond, fig, lemon and orange trees and olive groves.
  • There is one large volcanic rock and several coconut tree palm groves.
Synonyms
copse, woods, wood, thicket, bush, stand, woodlot, coppice; orchard, plantation
archaic hurst, holt

Origin

Old English grāf, of Germanic origin.

Derivatives

grovy

adjective

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