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English definition of “pot-bound”

pot-bound

adjective     /ˈpɒt.baʊnd/ US  /ˈpɑːt-/ UK (US rootbound)
If a plant is pot-bound, its roots have filled the container it is growing in and it stops growing well.Gardening - general words
(Definition of pot-bound adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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