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Definition of undergrowth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

undergrowth

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈʌndəɡrəʊθ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʌndərɡroʊθ//
 
(British English) (North American English also underbrush) [uncountable]
 
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a mass of bushes and plants that grow close together under trees in woods and forests They used their knives to clear a path through the dense undergrowth. The murder weapon was found concealed in undergrowth. The dog came crashing through the undergrowth towards us. I noticed someone hiding in the undergrowth. The snake slithered off into the undergrowth.
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