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See also: homegrown


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home-grown (comparative more home-grown, superlative most home-grown)

  1. Having been grown in one's home garden, etc., rather than in a larger agricultural production.
    Our neighbours brought us some beautiful home-grown tomatoes.
  2. Having been produced locally.
    • 2007, John Kao, Innovation Nation: How America is Losing Its Innovation Edge, why it Matters., page 228:
      We not only have to cultivate our home-grown talent better, but we also need to stimulate the flow of talent into our country.
    • 2014, James Lambert, “Diachronic stability in Indian English lexis”, in World Englishes, page 115:
      Beyond the mere existence of a dictionary, what is required is the acceptance of the notion of a home-grown standardised variety in the language community itself.