noun or·chard \ˈr-chərd\

: a place where people grow fruit trees

Full Definition of ORCHARD

:  a planting of fruit trees, nut trees, or sugar maples; also :  the trees of such a planting

Origin of ORCHARD

Middle English, from Old English ortgeard, from ort- (from Latin hortus garden) + geard yard — more at yard
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall
ORCHARD Defined for Kids


noun or·chard \ˈr-chərd\

Definition of ORCHARD for Kids

:  a place where fruit trees are grown


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