pruning shears

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noun (usually used with a plural verb)

small, sturdy shears used for pruning shrubbery.

Nearby words

  1. prunella,
  2. prunelle,
  3. prunello,
  4. pruning,
  5. pruning hook,
  6. prunt,
  7. prurience,
  8. prurient,
  9. pruriently,
  10. pruriginous

Origin of pruning shears

First recorded in 1800–10

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