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shrubbery

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noun shrub·bery \ˈshrə-b(ə-)rē, especially Southern ˈsrə-\

Simple Definition of shrubbery

  • : a group of shrubs planted together

  • : an area planted with shrubs

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shrubbery

plural

shrubberies

  1. :  a planting or growth of shrubs

Examples of shrubbery in a sentence

  1. a patch of tangled shrubbery



1731

First Known Use of shrubbery

1731


SHRUBBERY Defined for Kids

shrubbery

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noun shrub·bery \ˈshrə-bə-rē\

Definition of shrubbery for Students

plural

shrubberies

  1. :  a group of shrubs or an area where shrubs are growing




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