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undershrub

[uhn-der-shruhb]
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noun
  1. a low shrub.

Origin of undershrub

First recorded in 1590–1600; under- + shrub1
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Examples from the Web for undershrub

Historical Examples

  • It is an undershrub, the stem of which is compressed and angular below, and armed with prickles at the angles.

    The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom

    P. L. Simmonds


British Dictionary definitions for undershrub

undershrub

noun
  1. another name for subshrub
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