Definition of


  1. (noun, group) the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest

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Synonyms of Undergrowth

underbrush, underwood

Alternate forms of Undergrowth

Hyponyms: ground cover, groundcover

Hypernyms: brush, brushwood, coppice, copse, thicket

Origin of the word Undergrowth

  1. 1600, from under + growth (see grow). more

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Words that sound like Undergrowth

undergird, undergrad, undergraduate, undershirt, underskirt

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