Definition of copse in English:

copse

Syllabification: copse
Pronunciation: /käps
 
/

noun

  • A small group of trees.
    More example sentences
    • As one approaches the copse of trees at the entrance to Tobernalt, one usually stands still by a large rock to look around in the shady dim light.
    • Somerset looked as if it'd just got out of the shower and wasn't properly towel-dried yet, with trees and copses and hedgerows on all sides bedraggled and uncombed.
    • I don't see the hedges, the trees, the copses; and the flights of wild fowl passing across my window go unseen, too.
    Synonyms
    thicket, grove, wood, coppice, stand, bush, woodlot, brake, brush
    archaic hurst, holt, boscage

Origin

late 16th century: shortened from coppice.

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