Part of speech: noun

A retailer of fresh vegetables.

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Usage examples "greengrocer":

  1. " My dear Laura, to hear you talk anyone would think your poor dear papa had been a greengrocer. - "Blind Policy", George Manville Fenn.
  2. Her one asset, the fact that her mother was what the Epsom greengrocer called a carriage lady had no exchange value, apparently. - "Pygmalion", George Bernard Shaw.
  3. My friend, my dear friend, said he to the greengrocer, see, these are the presents which Christmas has brought to my little Raoul. - "The Lost Child 1894", François Edouard Joachim Coppée.