grower
noun see grow

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grower — Grow er, n. One who grows or produces; as, a grower of corn; also, that which grows or increases; as, a vine may be a rank or a slow grower. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grower — UK US /ˈgrəʊər/ noun [C] PRODUCTION ► a person or company that grows a particular plant or crop in order to sell it: »The subsidies allow growers to sell for less than the cost of production. »The severe cold last winter wiped out many smaller… …   Financial and business terms

  • grower — one who produces, mid 15c., agent noun from GROW (Cf. grow) …   Etymology dictionary

  • grower — grow|er [ˈgrəuə US ˈgrouər] n 1.) a person or company that grows fruit or vegetables in order to sell them fruit/vegetable/tobacco etc grower ▪ apple growers 2.) a plant that grows and develops in a particular way fast/slow etc grower ▪ Bamboo is …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • grower — UK [ˈɡrəʊə(r)] / US [ˈɡroʊr] noun [countable] Word forms grower : singular grower plural growers a person, company, or place that grows a type of plant or crop organic apple growers Columbia has replaced Bolivia as the second largest grower of… …   English dictionary

  • grower — /groh euhr/, n. 1. a person who grows something: He is a grower of flowers and vegetables. 2. a person or thing that grows in a certain way: This plant is a quick grower. [1555 65; GROW + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • grower — n. 1 (often in comb.) a person growing produce (fruit grower). 2 a plant that grows in a specified way (a fast grower) …   Useful english dictionary

  • grower — noun a) A farmer; one who grows things. He was an orange grower from Florida. b) Something that grows. These flowers are fast growers Ant: shower …   Wiktionary

  • grower — noun Grower is used after these nouns: ↑corn, ↑mushroom, ↑rice, ↑sugar, ↑tobacco, ↑vegetables, ↑wine …   Collocations dictionary

  • Grower — Grow|er [ grəuə] der; [s], <aus engl. grower, eigtl. »Pflanzer«, zu to grow »anpflanzen, züchten«> jmd., der heimlich Hanfpflanzen anbaut, um daraus Haschisch herzustellen …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • grower — grow|er [ grour ] noun count a person, company, or place that grows a type of plant or crop: organic apple growers Columbia has replaced Bolivia as the second largest grower of cocoa …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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