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Definition of greengrocer noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    greengrocer

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈɡriːnɡrəʊsə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡriːnɡroʊsər//
     
    (especially British English) Types of stores
     
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  1. 1a person who owns, manages or works in a shop/store selling fruit and vegetables compare fruiterer
  2. 2greengrocer’s (pl. greengrocers) a shop/store that sells fruit and vegetables More Like This Shops, etc. with apostrophes baker’s, barber’s, butcher’s, chemist’s, dentist’s, doctor’s, fishmonger’s, florist’s, greengrocer’s, grocer’s, hairdresser’s, ironmonger’s, jeweller’s, newsagent’s, optician’s, stationer’s, tobacconist’s, travel agent’sSee worksheet. See related entries: Types of stores
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: greengrocer