Meaning of grocery

gro•cer•y

Pronunciation: (grō'su-rē, grōs'rē), [key]
— pl. -cer•ies.
  1. a grocer's store.
  2. Usually,food and other commodities sold by a grocer.
  3. the business of a grocer.
  4. (formerly)
    1. a saloon or bar.
    2. a liquor store.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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