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Meaning of UNDERWOOD

Pronunciation:  'undur`wûd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest
 

UNDERWOOD is a 9 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: underbrush, undergrowth
 
 See Also: brush, brushwood, coppice, copse, forest, ground cover, groundcover, thicket, wood, woods

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un"der*wood`\, n.
Small trees and bushes that grow among large trees; coppice;
underbrush; -- formerly used in the plural.

      Shrubs and underwoods look well enough while they grow
      within the shade of oaks and cedars.     --Addison.

 

 

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