copse

[ kops ]
/ kɒps /

noun

a thicket of small trees or bushes; a small wood.
Also coppice.

Origin of copse

First recorded in 1570–80; alteration of coppice
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copse

/ (kɒps) /

noun

another word for coppice (def. 1)

Word Origin for copse

C16: by shortening from coppice
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