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English definition of “coppice”

coppice

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒp.ɪs/ us    /kɑː.pɪs/
an area of closely planted trees in which the trees are cut back regularly to provide wood: a hazel/willow coppiceForestry

coppice

verb [T] uk   /ˈkɒp.ɪs/ us    /ˈkɑː.pɪs/ specialized
to cut trees or bushes back in order to form a small, closely planted areaForestryCutting and stabbing
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