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grove Syllabification: grove

Definition of grove in English:

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

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adjective

Words that rhyme with grove

behove, clove, cove, dove, drove, fauve, interwove, Jove, mauve, rove, shrove, stove, strove, trove, wove

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