shade-grown
adjective Date: 1922 grown in the shade; specifically grown under cloth <
shade-grown tobacco
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shade-grown — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : grown in the shade; specifically : grown under cloth shade grown tobacco compare sun grown * * * /shayd grohn /, adj. Hort. grown in the shade, esp. in artificial shade, as under a cloth. [1905 10, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • shade grown — noun Usage: sometimes capitalized S&G Etymology: shade grown : a tobacco grown under cloth in northern Florida and the Connecticut valley for cigar wrappers …   Useful english dictionary

  • shade-grown — /shayd grohn /, adj. Hort. grown in the shade, esp. in artificial shade, as under a cloth. [1905 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Shade grown coffee — refers to coffee grown under a canopy of trees. Most of the coffee farms in Latin America have converted to “sun coffee” to increase production. “Sun coffee” entails thinning out the trees in order to make more room for the actual coffee plants.… …   Wikipedia

  • grown — adjective Date: 1645 1. fully grown ; mature < grown men and women > 2. covered or surrounded with vegetation < land well grown with trees > 3. a. cultivated or produced in a specified way or locality used in combination < shade grown tobacco > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shade garden — Shade gardens are gardens planted and grown in areas with little or no direct sunlight during the day, either under trees or on the shady sides of buildings. Shade gardening presents certain challenges, in part because only certain plants are… …   Wikipedia

  • shade tree — noun a tree planted or valued chiefly for its shade from sunlight • Hypernyms: ↑tree * * * noun : a tree (as the American elm) grown primarily to produce shade with the flowers being of secondary importance * * * a tree planted or valued for its… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shade tree — A shade tree is any tree grown specifically for its shade. This term usually applies to large trees with spreading canopies. Shade trees are effective in reducing the energy used in cooling homes.Some of the most popular shade trees are oaks,… …   Wikipedia

  • shade plant — noun 1. : a plant grown to provide shade to various crops (as coffee or vanilla) that require it 2. : a plant that grows normally in a shaded habitat where it receives only light of low intensity compare sun plant * * * shade plant noun A plant… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shade tree — noun Date: 1806 a tree grown primarily to produce shade …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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