from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A store selling foodstuffs and various household supplies.
- n. Commodities sold by a grocer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Usually groceries; retail foodstuffs and other household supplies.
- n. A shop or store that sells groceries; a grocery store.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The commodities sold by grocers, as tea, coffee, spices, etc.; -- in the United States almost always in the plural form, in this sense.
- n. A retail grocer's shop or store.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The selling of or dealing in goods at wholesale; wholesale traffic.
- n. Goods sold at wholesale, collectively.
- n. General supplies for the table and for household use, as flour, sugar, spices, coffee, etc.; the commodities sold by grocers: now always in the plural.
- n. A grocer's shop.
- n. A drinkingshop.
- n. Small money; halfpence and farthings.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a marketplace where groceries are sold
- n. (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
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