Definitions for groceryˈgroʊ sə ri, ˈgroʊs ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gro•cer•yˈgroʊ sə ri, ˈgroʊs ri(n.)(pl.)-cer•ies.

  1. Also called gro′cery store`. a grocer's store.

  2. Usu., groceries. food and other commodities sold by a grocer.

    Category: British

Origin of grocery:

1400–50; late ME < OF grosserie. See gross , -ery

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grocery store, grocery, food market, market(noun)

    a marketplace where groceries are sold

    "the grocery store included a meat market"

  2. grocery, foodstuff(noun)

    (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer


  1. grocery(Noun)

    Usually groceries; retail foodstuffs and other household supplies.

  2. grocery(Noun)

    A shop or store that sells groceries; a grocery store.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grocery(noun)

    the commodities sold by grocers, as tea, coffee, spices, etc.; -- in the United States almost always in the plural form, in this sense

  2. Grocery(noun)

    a retail grocer's shop or store


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