A pleasant apple orchard.
The definition of an orchard is an area of land where fruit or nut trees are grown.
Five acres of apple trees is an example of an orchard.
- an area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit trees or nut trees
- such a stand of trees
Origin of orchardMiddle English from Old English ortgeard from Vulgar Latin an unverified form orto, for Classical Latin hortus, a garden (see horticulture) + Old English geard, yard
- An area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees.
- The trees cultivated in such an area.
Origin of orchardMiddle English from Old English orceard alteration of ortgeard perhaps wyrt, wort plant ; see wort 1. geard yard ; see gher-1 in Indo-European roots.