grove definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny lumber or stand of woods lacking dense undergrowth.
    • a team of trees grown and cultivated for the creation of fruit or peanuts: an orange grove.
    • A small woodland.
    • An orchard of fruit trees.
    • somewhere of worship
    • an inferior band of woods than a forest, and without underwood, grown, or developing obviously just as if organized by art; a wood of tiny level.
    • a small grouping of trees of long degree, not large enough to represent a forest; specifically, these types of friends considered as furnishing shade for ways or strolls; a small lumber free of underbrush.
    • [inside authorized version of the Bible grove can be used mistakenly— As a translation (following the Septuagint and Vulgate) associated with Hebrew word Asherah (pl. Asherim). The revised version maintains Asherah, placing “or obelisk” in the margin. It is now generally recognized as meaning a divinity or an image of a divinity worshiped by lewd rites, so that as a variation in form of the name Astarte or Ashtaroth.
    • As a translation of this Hebrew word eshel in Gen. xxi. 33, rendered tree in 1 Sam. xxxi. 13, plus in both passages in modified version tamarisk tree.]
    • Synonyms Woods, Park, etc. See woodland.
    • Same as groove
    • a little development of trees without underbrush
    • garden composed of a tiny cultivated wood without undergrowth

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