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grove / grōv/ • n. a small wood, orchard, or group of trees: an olive grove | [in place names] Ocean Grove. DERIVATIVES: grovy adj.

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grove
1. A small wood, usually of less than eight hectares.

2. An area that is composed entirely of timber trees (without underwood) within a larger woodland which contains underwood.

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grove
1. A small wood, usually of less than 8 hectares.

2. An area that is composed entirely of timber trees (without underwood) within a larger woodland which contains underwood.

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Grove

a small wood or group of trees for providing shade, forming avenues, etc. See also bosk.

Examples: grove of bayonets, 1889; of ears of wheat, 1667; of fruit trees, 1838; of their own kindred, 1793; of Athenian literature, 1849; of olives, 1667; of majestic palms, 1856; of spears, 1667; of trees.

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grovebehove, clove, cove, dove, drove, fauve, grove, interwove, Jove, mauve, rove, shrove, stove, strove, trove, wove •alcove • mangrove

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grove small wood. OE. grāf, rel. to grǣfa brushwood, thicket.

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