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undershrub

Line breaks: under|shrub
Pronunciation: /ˈʌndəʃrʌb
 
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Definition of undershrub in English:

noun

Another term for subshrub.
Example sentences
  • He proposed a system of classification in four categories: trees, shrubs, undershrubs, herbs.
  • They are small annuals or undershrubs, with small green flowers crowding along the stems intermixed with leaves.
  • Varieties of this perennial undershrub have woody and fibrous roots, with numerous round, hard, and branched stems, usually 4 to 8 inches long.

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