Definition of hedgerow in English:


Line breaks: hedge|row
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdʒrəʊ


A rough or mixed hedge of wild shrubs and occasional trees, typically bordering a road or field.
More example sentences
  • It will gobble up your fields and hedgerows, your trees and wildlife habitats.
  • Separating the large fields are hedgerows of native and nonnative woody plants.
  • The morning is spent gathering food which grows wild in fields, hedgerows and on the seashore.


Old English: from hedge + obsolete rew 'hedgerow', assimilated to row1.

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