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ground cover

noun [U] uk   us  
plants that grow thickly and close to the ground, sometimes used in gardens to prevent weeds from growing: This plant grows quickly and provides excellent ground cover.
Translations of “ground cover”
in Chinese (Traditional) 地被植物(有時用於阻止雜草生長)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 地被植物(有时用于阻止杂草生长)…
(Definition of ground cover from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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