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1drove

noun \ˈdrōv\

: a large group of people or animals that move or act together

Full Definition of DROVE

1
:  a group of animals driven or moving in a body
2
:  a large number :  crowd —usually used in plural especially with in <came in droves>

Examples of DROVE

  1. <people flocked to the annual festival in droves>

Origin of DROVE

Middle English, from Old English drāf, from drīfan to drive — more at drive
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

Rhymes with DROVE

2drove

Definition of DROVE

past of drive
DROVE Defined for Kids

1drove

noun \ˈdrōv\

Definition of DROVE for Kids

:  a large group of animals or people moving or acting together <droves of shoppers>

2drove

Definition of DROVE for Kids

past of drive

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