1. A garden. [Obs.]
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.
n : garden consisting of a small cultivated wood without
undergrowth [syn: grove, woodlet, plantation]