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  • From Middle English growen, from Old English grōwan, from Proto-Germanic *grōaną, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁-.
  • Cognate with Scots grow, grew, North Frisian grojen, growen, West Frisian groeie ("to grow"), Dutch groeien ("to grow"), German Low German grojen ("to green; thrive; take hold; flourish"), Middle High German grüejen ("to grow, grow green"), Danish gro ("to grow"), Norwegian gro ("to grow"), Swedish gro ("to germinate, grow, sprout"), Icelandic gróa ("to grow"), Latin herba ("plant, herb, weed"), Swedish gröda ("crop"), North Frisian greyde ("growth, pasture"). Related to growth, grass, green.

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