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garden

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noun gar·den \ˈgär-dən\

: an area of ground where plants (such as flowers or vegetables) are grown

: a public area with many plants and trees

: a large stadium or building for sports or entertainment

Full Definition of GARDEN

1
a :  a plot of ground where herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables are cultivated
b :  a rich well-cultivated region
c :  a container (as a window box) planted with usually a variety of small plants
2
a :  a public recreation area or park usually ornamented with plants and trees <a botanical garden>
b :  an open-air eating or drinking place
c :  a large hall for public entertainment
gar·den·ful \-ˌfl\ noun

Examples of GARDEN

  1. We planted a small garden in our backyard.
  2. They were sitting out in the back garden.

Origin of GARDEN

Middle English gardin, from Anglo-French gardin, jardin, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German gart enclosure — more at yard
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Rhymes with GARDEN

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verb

: to work in a garden : to take care of the plants in a garden

gar·denedgar·den·ing \ˈgär-də-niŋ, ˈgärd-niŋ\

Full Definition of GARDEN

intransitive verb
:  to lay out or work in a garden
transitive verb
1
:  to make into a garden
2
:  to ornament with gardens
gar·den·er \ˈgär-də-nər, ˈgärd-nər\ noun

First Known Use of GARDEN

1577

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

Rhymes with GARDEN

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adjective

Definition of GARDEN

1
:  of, relating to, used in, or frequenting a garden
2
a :  of a kind grown in the open as distinguished from one more delicate <garden plant>
b :  commonly found :  garden-variety

First Known Use of GARDEN

15th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall

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