Definition of brushwood in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbrʌʃwʊd/


[mass noun]
Undergrowth, twigs, and small branches.
Example sentences
  • Its name is thought to mean the rough ground covered with brushwood and undergrowth.
  • Fire danger becomes extreme when there is a lot of vegetation and brushwood in the forest combined with low relative air humidity, high air temperature and wind speed, and a low moisture content of vegetation and brushwood.
  • The bread is made on a fire with brushwood that you find; curiously, there is always wood to be had in the desert, although all you can see is sand.

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