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Meaning of TOPIARY

Pronunciation:  'towpee`eree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  making decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees
  2. [n]  a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals
 

TOPIARY is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: art, artistic creation, artistic production, garden

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Top"i*a*ry\, a. [L. topiarius belonging to ornamental
gardening, fr. topia (sc. opera) ornamental gardening, fr.
Gr. ? a place.]
Of or pertaining to ornamental gardening; produced by
cutting, trimming, etc.; topiarian.

{Topiary work}, arbors, shrubbery, hedges, or the like, cut
   and trimmed into fanciful forms, as of animals, buildings,
   etc.

 

 

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