[af-ter-grohth, ahf-]


a second growth, as of crops or timber, after one harvesting, cutting, etc.; second crop.

Origin of aftergrowth

First recorded in 1810–20; after + growth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for aftergrowth

Historical Examples of aftergrowth

  • Into their first creation we have ceased to enquire: it is their aftergrowth with which we are now concerned.

  • But from such a wrecked and blasted soil what aftergrowth could ever spring?


    Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)

  • The most important advantage of the process is the elimination of the aftergrowth problem.

  • Moses they revered, and his law; but the aftergrowth, priestly and prophetic, they discarded.

    The Cradle of the Christ

    Octavius Brooks Frothingham

  • This increase in the bacteria is technically known as “aftergrowth” and will be discussed more fully in Chapter IV.