orchard

noun
or·chard | \ˈȯr-chərd \

Definition of orchard 

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

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And while the company is currently addressing vineyards and orchards in the California market, there are opportunities for Vinduino in South America, Europe and beyond. Nicole Miller-coleman, sandiegouniontribune.com, "As attention on Vinduino grows, so does its market," 7 July 2018 Just west of Charles Street, in what is known today as the Freshman Quad, a slave named Izadod Conner tended a garden and orchard owned by Charles Carroll Jr. and his wife, Harriet Chew Carroll. Washington Post, "Documenting the slave trade past of Baltimore, and Homewood," 28 June 2018 Just west of Charles Street, in what is known today as the Freshman Quad, a slave named Izadod Conner tended a garden and orchard owned by Charles Carroll Jr. and his wife, Harriet Chew Carroll. Jacques Kelly, baltimoresun.com, "Documenting the slave trade past of Baltimore, and Homewood," 23 June 2018 In the 1920s, when Pico Boulevard was paved and the bean fields and orchards were subdivided, there were no small townships to incorporate into the street plan, so developers laid out regularly spaced blocks and filled them with homes. Scott Garner, latimes.com, "Neighborhood Spotlight: West L.A. — underneath it all — is a hometown, American as Apple Pan," 18 May 2018 The three-hour tour of its cacao and exotic-fruit orchards is a tutorial on how chocolate goes from tree to bar, as well as a tasting class in chocolate and tropical fruits, all layered with a bit of Kauai history. Martha Cheng, WSJ, "3 Perfect Days on Kauai: The Quintessential Hawaiian Island," 21 Mar. 2018 Gramona Imperial Cava, Catalonia, Spain: A blend of xarel-lo, macabeo and chardonnay, this wine (from a winery that has been producing cava since the early 1800s) offers aromas of lemon tart, bruised orchard fruit, hazelnut and toast. Michael Austin, chicagotribune.com, "Champagne and fried chicken: The perfect match," 8 Mar. 2018 Originally, fishermen and farmers used reed baskets to transport goods to markets or orchards. Minna Shim, Harper's BAZAAR, "These Chic Bags Come with a Touch of Magic," 8 July 2017 Don't visit without trying some of the classics: cherries or apples (pick your own at an orchard), a fish boil and a visit to Peninsula State Park for views of Green Bay from the top of the Niagara Escarpment. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin bucket list: 20 things you have to do," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of orchard

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for orchard

Middle English, from Old English ortgeard, from ort- (from Latin hortus garden) + geard yard — more at yard

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orchard

noun

English Language Learners Definition of orchard

: a place where people grow fruit trees

orchard

noun
or·chard | \ˈȯr-chərd \

Kids Definition of orchard

: a place where fruit trees are grown

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