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homegrown

[hohm-grohn] /ˈhoʊmˈgroʊn/
adjective
1.
grown or produced at home or in a particular region for local consumption:
homegrown tomatoes.
2.
native or indigenous to or characteristic of a region:
homegrown musicians.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; home + grown
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  • With every swing of their arms, they mix up the water column and provide their homegrown bacteria with additional nutrients.
  • Some colleges have created their own homegrown versions.
  • Rebuilding blocks include trades, free agents, homegrown talent.
  • The starting infield might consist of all homegrown players.
  • Nothing beats the flavor of a ripe, homegrown tomato-it's the pure essence of summer.
  • homegrown tomatoes are one of the great joys of summer.
  • The perfect partner for fresh homemade mozzarella is homegrown tomatoes.
  • Sun-drying homegrown tomatoes in a solar dehydrator preserves summer's sweetness all year long.
  • Musically speaking, there is a wealth of indigenous folkloric music, but no true homegrown pop music.
  • We should have more faith in our homegrown entrepreneurs.

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