knot garden


Definition of knot garden

: an elaborately designed garden especially of flowers or herbs

Examples of knot garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jon found a photo of the property's earlier boxwood knot garden and re-created it. Jarret Einck, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 May 2021

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First Known Use of knot garden

1519, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of knot garden was in 1519

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“Knot garden.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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