sapling

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noun sap·ling \ˈsa-pliŋ, -plən\

Definition of sapling

  1. 1 :  a young tree; specifically :  one not over four inches (about 10 centimeters) in diameter at breast height

  2. 2 :  youth 2a

14th Century

First Known Use of sapling

14th century


SAPLING Defined for English Language Learners

sapling

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noun sap·ling \ˈsa-pliŋ, -plən\

Definition of sapling for English Language Learners

  • : a young tree


SAPLING Defined for Kids

sapling

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noun sap·ling \ˈsa-pliŋ\

Definition of sapling for Students

  1. :  a young tree



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