Definitions

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  • noun uncountable The trade of a greengrocer.
  • noun countable A greengrocer's shop.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun groceries sold by a greengrocer
  • noun a greengrocer's grocery store

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Examples

  • He was already known for his innovation, especially for his popular "greengrocery", using rich green and yellow glazes on pots in the shape of cauliflowers and pineapples, artichokes and melons.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • He was already known for his innovation, especially for his popular "greengrocery", using rich green and yellow glazes on pots in the shape of cauliflowers and pineapples, artichokes and melons.

    The Guardian World News

  • Backdrops like scene changes in a theatre of greengrocery.

    Market Forces

  • Backdrops like scene changes in a theatre of greengrocery.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • But when its owners sued All American Cash Register and TEC America Corp. last July over the glitch, the greengrocery fired the first shot in what some are predicting will be a protracted -- and costly -- legal war over the so-called Year 2000 Bug.

    Beyond The Year 2000 Bug: A New Wave Of Lawsuits

  • There is also the full range of greengrocery items.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • There is also the full range of greengrocery items.

    At My Table

  • There was a van came on Tuesdays selling fish and greengrocery.

    A Place of Execution

  • Nevertheless, it is still a significant fact that while many of the butchers 'establishments possess quite an attractive and inviting appearance, on the contrary those devoted to the sale of greengrocery are represented by dingy-looking places, and by a collection of faded vegetables which seem always to be apologising for being on view at all.

    The Art of Living in Australia ; together with three hundred Australian cookery recipes and accessory kitchen information by Mrs. H. Wicken

  • The first thing that struck my eye on approaching was the unusual appearance of the Wattles's greengrocery shop.

    A Girl Among the Anarchists

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