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  • n. Plural form of greengrocer.


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  • Oddly, the delicious parsnip, a stock ingredient of British Christmas dinners, is impossible to find in Italian greengrocers today.


  • He said the 600000-strong Portuguese community in South Africa owned various businesses such as greengrocers and bottle stores and they contributed significantly towards the economy and employment.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • There was a man with his wife and two boys and some articles of furniture in a cart such as greengrocers use.

    The War of the Worlds

  • I suppose you meant 'greengrocers' English ', or is there one only greengrocer you have mind?

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  • 'greengrocers' apostrophe 'and the computer spellchecker.

    Evening Mail news round-up

  • Every morning, I'd brave the contemptuous sneers of greengrocers to bring him his morning meal of sour citrus, which he chowed into triumphantly, while I sobbed and sulked and the baby shrieked for her breakfast, too.

    Susan Conley's 'Good Fortune': Riveting memoir about being American in China

  • Mr. Ottolenghi, 42, believes palates are formed during childhood, and in his case, Israeli greengrocers, their stalls loaded with apricots, figs, eggplants, cucumbers and more, left an indelible mark on the Jerusalem-born chef.

    Shellfish and Tomato Stew

  • "Where will this end?" said Jalil al-Mohammed, whose Croydon greengrocers shop was looted.

    UK riots: London in lockdown, but violence flares across UK

  • He gives the option of using either plum or round tomatoes – I find the first gives a more watery, less intense flavour, so settle for the pillar-box red cherries I find treading a fine line between ripe and rotten at my nearby Turkish greengrocers.

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  • Somehow this woman, the scourge of greengrocers and agriculture students, could not say what she wanted in the privacy of our home.

    Day of Honey


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  • JM reckons greengrocers earn a meagre celery, come home beet and just want to read the pepper, take a leek, turnip the covers endive into bed.

    May 31, 2011