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shrubbery

[ shruhb-uh-ree ]
/ ˈʃrʌb ə ri /
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noun, plural shrub·ber·ies.
a planting of shrubs: He hit the croquet ball into the shrubbery.
shrubs collectively.
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Origin of shrubbery

First recorded in 1740–50; shrub1 + -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for shrubbery

shrubbery
/ (ˈʃrʌbərɪ) /

noun plural -beries
a place where a number of shrubs are planted
shrubs collectively
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