market gardener
noun see market garden

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • market garden — n BrE an area of land where vegetables and fruit are grown so that they can be sold American Equivalent: truck farm >market gardener n …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • market garden — noun count BRITISH a TRUCK FARM ╾ ,market gardener noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • market garden — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms market garden : singular market garden plural market gardens British an area of land where vegetables and fruit are grown to be sold Derived word: market gardener noun countable Word forms market gardener :… …   English dictionary

  • market garden — noun a garden where fruit and vegetables are grown for marketing • Hypernyms: ↑garden * * * noun, pl ⋯ dens [count] Brit : ↑truck farm market gardener noun, pl ⋯ ers [count] * * * ˌmarket ˈgarden [market garden …   Useful english dictionary

  • Market garden — A market garden on an outlying island of Hong Kong For the Second World War Allied military action, see Operation Market Garden. A market garden is the relatively small scale production of fruits, vegetables and flowers as cash crops, frequently… …   Wikipedia

  • market — n. & v. n. 1 a the gathering of people for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, etc., esp. with a number of different vendors. b the time of this. 2 an open space or covered building used for this. 3 (often foll. by for) a demand for a …   Useful english dictionary

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