September 29, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
treasure trove /ˈtrɛʒɚ ˈtroʊv/ noun
treasure trove
/ˈtrɛʒɚ ˈtroʊv/
noun

plural treasure troves

A treasure trove of information
A treasure trove of information
Learner's definition of TREASURE TROVE

[count]

1 : a collection of valuable things (such as gold and silver coins or jewels) found in a place where it was hidden, buried, etc.

  • Divers found a treasure trove of gold and silver in the wreckage of a ship that sank hundreds of years ago.

2 : a source or collection of valuable things — usually + of

  • The area is a treasure trove of fossils. [=the area has a very large number of fossils]

  • The book is a treasure trove of useful information.

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