subshrub

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noun sub·shrub \-ˌshrəb, especially Southern -ˌsrəb\

Definition of subshrub

  1. :  a perennial plant having woody stems except for the terminal part of the new growth which is killed back annually; also :  a low shrub

1851

First Known Use of subshrub

1851


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