hedgerow

noun hedge·row \ ˈhej-ˌrō \
|Updated on: 18 Jun 2018

Definition of hedgerow

: a row of shrubs or trees enclosing or separating fields

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First Known Use of hedgerow

before 12th century

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HEDGEROW Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of hedgerow for English Language Learners

  • : a row of shrubs or trees that form the boundary of an area


HEDGEROW Defined for Kids

hedgerow

noun hedge·row \ ˈhej-ˌrō \

Definition of hedgerow for Students

: a row of shrubs or trees around a field

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