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Origin of shrub1
OTHER WORDS FROM shrubshrubless, adjectiveshrublike, adjective
Words nearby shrub
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Example sentences from the Web for shrub
Highly portable, they’re easy to use in gardens, behind shrubs, and anywhere that collects dead leaves.
Shrubs tend to burn hot, but shrub ecosystems are well-adapted to fire.What the Photos of Wildfires and Smoke Don’t Show You|by Elizabeth Weil and Lisa Larson-Walker|September 21, 2020|ProPublica
That heat and dryness turned grasses, shrubs, and trees into easy tinder, ready to ignite at the slightest spark.“Unprecedented”: What’s behind the California, Oregon, and Washington wildfires|Umair Irfan|September 11, 2020|Vox
SDG&E said an increased risk from shrubs and bushes “has no relevance to the issue,” meaning it’s trees that matter here.Watchdog Warns: SDG&E’s Tree-Trimming Plan Could Worsen Wildfires|MacKenzie Elmer|August 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
All this suggested that Antarctica was once a forest full of conifers, ferns and flowering shrubs.
Luis, whose heart was severed by the blade, had collapsed under a large shrub.
It was supposed by many on its discovery to grow like the engraving given—in form resembling a tree or shrub rather than an herb.
Almost any other kind of shrub'd have died long ago, neglected as things have been, but you can't kill a currant bush.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Brutus was getting well, but there would always be a scar on his shoulder, where the sharp-pointed shrub had entered the flesh.The Cromptons|Mary J. Holmes
He shook his cramped limbs with as little ceremony as if Kano were a shrub, and then turned, with the evident intention of flight.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
“Guayule” is a resinous rubber secured from a two-foot shrub that grows on the arid plains of Texas and Northern Mexico.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various