Small trees and shrubs growing beneath taller timber trees.
More example sentences
- From the Forest of Dean the king took minerals, underwood, timber, and red and fallow deer.
- I, too, felt as if I was peering into a coppice - a wood or thicket characterized by a dense, often tangled, underwood of stump shoots and suckers encouraged into being by the periodic cutting down of trees.
Definition of underwood in:
- The British & World English dictionary