Meaning of “shrub” in the English Dictionary

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"shrub" in British English

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shrubnoun [ C ]

uk /ʃrʌb/ us /ʃrʌb/

a large plant with a rounded shape formed from many small branches growing 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)

"shrub" in American English

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shrubnoun [ C ]

us /ʃrʌb/

a plant with a wooden stem and many small branches that usually does not grow very tall

(Definition of “shrub” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)