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ground cover

noun

Simple Definition of ground cover

  • : a low plant or group of plants used in a garden to cover the ground

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ground cover

  1. 1 :  the small plants on a forest floor except young trees

  2. 2 a :  a planting of low plants (as ivy) that covers the ground in place of turf b :  a plant adapted for use as ground cover

1900

First Known Use of ground cover

1900


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