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adjective home·grown \ˈhōm-ˈgrōn\

Simple Definition of homegrown

  • : grown or made at home or in your local area

  • : raised in or coming from your local area

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of homegrown

  1. 1 :  grown or produced at home or in a particular local area <homegrown vegetables> <homegrown films>

  2. 2 :  native to or characteristic of a particular area <the festival will feature homegrown artists>

Examples of homegrown in a sentence

  1. The family sells their homegrown vegetables at the local market.

  2. The music festival will feature some homegrown talent this year.



1827

First Known Use of homegrown

1827

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