- The definition of a grove is a group of trees either planted to produce fruit or nuts or a group of trees naturally growing without much growing underneath.
- An example of a grove is an orchard of walnut trees.
- An example of a grove is a forest of trees with just short grasses growing beneath the trees.
A small grove.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- a small wood or group of trees without undergrowth
- a group of trees planted and cultivated to bear fruit, nuts, etc.; orchard
Origin: Middle English grof from Old English graf, akin to græfa, thicket
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- A small wood or stand of trees lacking dense undergrowth.
- A group of trees planted and cultivated for the production of fruit or nuts: an orange grove.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English grāf.
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