semi·​shrub·​by ˈse-mē-ˌshrə-bē How to pronounce semishrubby (audio)
 especially Southern  -ˌsrə-
: resembling or being a subshrub

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of semishrubby was in 1930

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“Semishrubby.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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