noun sap·ling \ˈsa-pliŋ, -plən\

: a young tree

Full Definition of SAPLING

:  a young tree; specifically :  one not over four inches in diameter at breast height
:  youth 2a

First Known Use of SAPLING

14th century

Other Botany Terms

annual, burgeon, chloroplast, nomenclature, succulent, sylvan, xylem

Rhymes with SAPLING

SAPLING Defined for Kids


noun sap·ling \ˈsa-pliŋ\

Definition of SAPLING for Kids

:  a young tree


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