Gro"cer*y (?), n.; pl. Groceries (#). [F. grosserie wholesale. See Grocer.]
The commodities sold by grocers, as tea, coffee, spices, etc.; -- in the United States almost always in the plural form, in this sense.
A deal box . . . to carry groceries in.
The shops at which the best families of the neighborhood bought grocery and millinery.
A retail grocer's shop or store. [U.s.];
© Webster 1913.