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Definition of "orchard" []

  • An area of land devoted to the cultivation of fruit or nut trees. (noun)
  • The trees cultivated in such an area. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "orchard" in a sentence
  • "This orchard is a Central New York institution and a fun fall trip for families."
  • "Apparently, the word orchard is used in conjunction with non-citrus fruit, whereas for citrus fruit one must use the word grove."
  • "Immediately east of the orchard is a native woods, which drops down into the saddle of Saya, a grassy plains ideal for grazing."