Definition of well-grown in English:


Pronunciation /ˌwɛlˈɡrəʊn/


  • 1That shows considerable or satisfactory growth or development.

  • 2Shipbuilding
    historical, rare Of a knee or other piece of timber used in the construction of a ship: that has the grain of the wood following the shape required.


Late Middle English; earliest use found in Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340–1400), poet and administrator. From well + grown.