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grower

[groh-er] /ˈgroʊ ər/
noun
1.
a person who grows something:
He is a grower of flowers and vegetables.
2.
a person or thing that grows in a certain way:
This plant is a quick grower.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; grow + -er1
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  • Some rose growers are known for their particular contributions to the field.
  • They are sympodial growers and will form handsome clumps in only a few years.
  • Seed growers use honeybees or mason bees for their pollination needs.
  • Cranberry growers have a long history of cooperative marketing.
  • The market for cranberries collapsed and growers lost millions of dollars.
British Dictionary definitions for growers

grower

/ˈɡrəʊə/
noun
1.
a person who grows plants: a vegetable grower
2.
a plant that grows in a specified way: a fast grower
3.
a piece of music that is initially unimpressive but becomes more enjoyable after further hearings
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Word Origin and History for growers

grower

n.

"one who produces," mid-15c., agent noun from grow.

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