Etymology
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gregarious (adj.)

1660s, "disposed to live in flocks" (of animals), from Latin gregarius "pertaining to a flock; of the herd, of the common sort, common," from grex (genitive gregis) "flock, herd," from PIE *gre-g-, reduplicated form of root *ger- "to gather." Of persons, "sociable," first recorded 1789. Related: Gregariously; gregariousness.

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Definitions of gregarious

gregarious (adj.)
(of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same species;
gregarious bird species
gregarious (adj.)
instinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others;
he is a gregarious person who avoids solitude
gregarious (adj.)
(of plants) growing in groups that are close together;
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