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Meaning of “shrub” in the English Dictionary

"shrub" in British English

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shrubnoun [C]

uk   us   /ʃrʌb/
a ​largeplant with a ​roundedshapeformed from many ​smallbranchesgrowing either ​directly from the ​ground or from a hard ​stem, ​grown in ​gardens: She ​planted some ​roses and other flowering shrubs.
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(Definition of shrub from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shrubnoun [C]

 us   /ʃrʌb/
a ​plant with a ​woodenstem and many ​smallbranches that usually does not ​grow very ​tall
(Definition of shrub from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shrub”
in Korean 관목…
in Arabic شُجَيْرة…
in Malaysian pokok renek…
in French arbuste…
in Russian куст…
in Chinese (Traditional) 灌木…
in Italian arbusto…
in Turkish çalı, funda…
in Polish krzew, krzak…
in Spanish arbusto…
in Vietnamese cây bụi…
in Portuguese arbusto…
in Thai ต้นไม้เตี้ย ๆ…
in German der Strauch…
in Catalan arbust…
in Japanese 低木, かん木…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灌木…
in Indonesian semak-semak, belukar…
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