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grocer

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noun gro·cer \ˈgrō-sər, -shər\

Simple Definition of grocer

  • : a person who sells food and other supplies for people's houses

Full Definition of grocer

  1. :  a dealer in staple foodstuffs, meats, produce, and dairy products and usually household supplies

Examples of grocer

  1. Ask your local grocer if he sells organic fruits and vegetables.



Origin of grocer

Middle English, from Anglo-French groser wholesaler, from gros coarse, wholesale — more at gross


First Known Use: 15th century


GROCER Defined for Kids

grocer

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noun gro·cer \ˈgrō-sər\

Definition of grocer

  1. :  a person who sells food and household supplies





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