I. noun Etymology: Middle English gardin, from Anglo-French gardin, jardin, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German gart enclosure — more at yard Date: 13th century 1. a. a plot of ground where herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables are cultivated b. a rich well-cultivated region c. a container (as a window box) planted with usually a variety of small plants 2. a. a public recreation area or park usually ornamented with plants and trees <
a botanical garden
b. an open-air eating or drinking place c. a large hall for public entertainment • gardenful noun II. verb (gardened; gardening) Date: 1577 intransitive verb to lay out or work in a garden transitive verb 1. to make into a garden 2. to ornament with gardens • gardener noun III. adjective Date: 15th century 1. of, relating to, used in, or frequenting a garden 2. a. of a kind grown in the open as distinguished from one more delicate <
garden plant
b. commonly found ; garden-variety

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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