bodega
[ boh-dey-guh ]
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Part of Speechnoun
Origin + Etymology
mid-19th centuryfrom Spanish, via Latin, from Greek apothēkē "storehouse"
Synonyms
  • convenience store trading post country store
Antonyms
  • unavailable
Definition
a small, independent or family-owned grocery store, usually located in a densely populated urban environment
Example
A) Carla and her husband own a bodega in New York City that has become a cornerstone of the community. B) My grandmother goes to the bodega to buy a coffee and a piece of fruit every day.
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