1. ground floor the floor of a building that is at or nearest to the level of the ground around the building
  2. ground-floor on the floor closest to level with the ground
  3. ground fir a variety of club moss
  4. ground roller Madagascan roller with terrestrial and crepuscular habits that feeds on e.g. insects and worms
  5. garland flower widely cultivated low evergreen shrub with dense clusters of fragrant pink to deep rose flowers
  6. ground fire a forest fire that burns the humus
  7. ground loop a sharp uncontrollable turn made by an airplane while moving along the ground
  8. gand flower small European perennial with numerous branches having racemes of blue, pink or white flowers; formerly reputed to promote human lactation
  9. ground sloth gigantic extinct terrestrial sloth-like mammal of the Pliocene and Pleistocene in America
  10. ground cloth a waterproofed piece of cloth spread on the ground (as under a tent) to protect from moisture
  11. cornflour starch prepared from the grains of corn
  12. grand fir lofty fir of the Pacific coast of northwestern America having long curving branches and deep green leaves
  13. grandfather the father of your father or mother
  14. ground water underground water that is held in the soil and in pervious rocks
  15. ground zero the target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile)
  16. groundsel tree a shrub of salt marshes of eastern and south central North America and West Indies; fruit is surrounded with white plumelike hairy tufts
  17. cornflower plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for its yellow flowers that can be dried
  18. groundless without a basis in reason or fact
  19. ground cover low-growing plants planted in deep shade or on a steep slope where turf is difficult to grow
  20. groundkeeper someone who maintains the grounds