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English definition of “scrub”

scrub

noun
 
 
/skrʌb/
BUSHES [U] bushes and small trees that grow in a dry areaDeserts, prairies and wildernessesTypes of plant
CLEANING [no plural] If you give something a scrub, you clean it by rubbing it with a brush: I gave my hands a scrub.Cleaning generallyPersonal hygiene and appearance - general wordsCleaning and tidying places and things
(Definition of scrub noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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