undergrowth

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noun un·der·growth \ˈən-dər-ˌgrōth\

Definition of undergrowth

  1. :  low growth on the floor of a forest including seedlings and saplings, shrubs, and herbs

1600

First Known Use of undergrowth

1600


UNDERGROWTH Defined for Kids

undergrowth

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noun un·der·growth \ˈən-dər-ˌgrōth\

Definition of undergrowth for Students

  1. :  low growth on the floor of a forest that includes shrubs, herbs, and saplings


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