mom-and-pop store

Main Entry:  mom-and-pop store
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a single-family operated business with few (or no) employees other than the owners
Example:  My grandparents owned a mom-and-pop grocery store when I was growing up.
Etymology:  1951
Usage:  colloquial
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