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Origin of shrub1
OTHER WORDS FROM shrubshrubless, adjectiveshrublike, adjective
Words nearby shrub
Definition for shrub (2 of 2)
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Example sentences from the Web for shrub
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.
The Libyan lotus is a shrub like a bramble, the berries like the myrtle, purple when ripe, and about the size of an olive.The Lusiad|Lus de Cames
Not a tree, not a shrub of any kind can eye discover in this dim and ghostly light.'Laramie;'|Charles King
Villate ripped out an oath, and I saw Lotte push the girl aside so roughly that she caught at a shrub to save herself.
The plant grows as a shrub and must not be confused with the cocoa tree from the beans of which our chocolate and cocoa are made.Birdseye Views of Far Lands|James T. Nichols
Light, warm soil and a sunny position are necessities in the cultivation of this shrub.Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs|A. D. Webster