kitchen garden
noun Date: 1580 a garden in which plants (as vegetables or herbs) for use in the kitchen are cultivated

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  • Kitchen garden — Kitchen Kitch en (k[i^]ch [e^]n), n. [OE. kichen, kichene, kuchene, AS. cycene, L. coquina, equiv. to culina a kitchen, fr. coquinus pertaining to cooking, fr. coquere to cook. See {Cook} to prepare food, and cf. {Cuisine}.] 1. A room equipped… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kitchen garden — Garden Gar den (g[aum]r d n; 277), n. [OE. gardin, OF. gardin, jardin, F. jardin, of German origin; cf. OHG. garto, G. garten; akin to AS. geard. See {Yard} an inclosure.] 1. A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kitchen garden — kitchen gardens N COUNT A kitchen garden is a garden, or part of a garden, in which vegetables, herbs, and fruit are grown …   English dictionary

  • kitchen garden — n BrE a part of a garden where you grow your own fruit and vegetables = vegetable patch/plot …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • kitchen garden — noun count a garden in which vegetables and fruit are grown for the people in a house …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • kitchen garden — ► NOUN ▪ a garden where vegetables and fruit are grown for domestic use …   English terms dictionary

  • kitchen garden — n. a garden in which vegetables and, sometimes, fruit are grown, usually for home use …   English World dictionary

  • Kitchen garden — The traditional kitchen garden, also known as a potager, is a seasonally used space separate from the rest of the residential garden the ornamental plants and lawn areas. Most vegetable gardens are still miniature versions of old family farm… …   Wikipedia

  • kitchen garden — noun a small garden where vegetables are grown • Syn: ↑vegetable garden, ↑vegetable patch • Hypernyms: ↑garden • Hyponyms: ↑victory garden * * * noun, pl ⋯ dens [count] chiefly Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • kitchen garden — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms kitchen garden : singular kitchen garden plural kitchen gardens a garden in which vegetables and fruit are grown for the people in a house …   English dictionary

  • kitchen garden — kitchen gardener. a garden where vegetables, herbs, and fruit are grown for one s own use. [1570 80] * * * …   Universalium

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