Orchard

Definition of Orchard

Or´chard
n.1.A garden.
2.An inclosure containing fruit trees; also, the fruit trees, collectively; - used especially of apples, peaches, pears, cherries, plums, or the like, less frequently of nutbearing trees and of sugar maple trees.
Orchard grass
(Bot.) a tall coarse grass (Dactylis glomerata), introduced into the United States from Europe. It grows usually in shady places, and is of value for forage and hay.
Orchard house
(Hort.) a glazed structure in which fruit trees are reared in pots.
Orchard oriole
(Zool.) a bright-colored American oriole (Icterus spurius), which frequents orchards. It is smaller and darker thah the Baltimore oriole.

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