Origin of shrub1
OTHER WORDS FROM shrubshrubless, adjectiveshrublike, adjective
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How to use shrub in a sentence
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