- trove ► NOUN ▪ a store of valuable or delightful things.ORIGIN from TREASURE TROVE(Cf. ↑treasure trove).
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trove — 1888, from treasure trove (c.1550), from Anglo Fr. tresor trové (late 12c.), translating L. thesaurus inventus, lit. treasure found. Originally any precious metal object one finds hidden whose owner is unknown. As this usually meant ancient… … Etymology dictionary
trove — [trəuv US trouv] n →↑treasure trove … Dictionary of contemporary English
trove — [ trouv ] noun count a large supply of something such as art or information => TREASURE TROVE … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
trove — [trōv] n. short for TREASURE TROVE … English World dictionary
trove — UK [trəʊv] / US [troʊv] noun [countable] Word forms trove : singular trove plural troves a large supply of something such as art or information • See: treasure trove … English dictionary
trove — /trohv/, n. 1. a collection of objects. 2. treasure trove (def. 2). [1885 90; short for TREASURE TROVE] * * * … Universalium
trove — noun Etymology: short for treasure trove Date: 1888 1. discovery, find 2. a valuable collection ; treasure; also haul, collection … New Collegiate Dictionary
trove — noun A treasure trove; a collection of treasure … Wiktionary
trove — noun Trove is used after these nouns: ↑treasure … Collocations dictionary
trove — Synonyms and related words: agglomeration, aggregation, amassment, bonus, bringing to light, buried treasure, casual discovery, catching, chance discovery, collection, colluvies, conglomeration, cumulation, detection, determination, determining,… … Moby Thesaurus