copse

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noun \ˈkäps\

Definition of copse

  1. :  a thicket, grove, or growth of small trees —called also coppice

Examples of copse in a Sentence

  1. a small copse of trees shaded the back of the house

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Origin and Etymology of copse

by alteration


First Known Use: 1578



COPSE Defined for Kids

copse

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noun \ˈkäps\

Definition of copse for Students

  1. :  coppice



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