kill back

transitive verb

Definition of kill back

: to kill (a tree or shrub) at the top low temperature killed the tree back the tops of all the garden shrubs were killed back by the storm

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“Kill back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kill%20back. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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