noun af·ter·growth \ˈaf-tər-ˌgrōth\

Definition of aftergrowth

  1. :  a second growth or crop

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of aftergrowth

after- + growth

First Known Use: 1668

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up aftergrowth? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


to criticize severely

Get Word of the Day daily email!