, OF. gardin
, F. jardin
, of German origin; cf. OHG. garto
, G. garten
; akin to AS. geard
. See Yard
- A piece of ground appropriates to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
- A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.
I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy,
The pleasant garden of great Italy.
✍ Garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse.