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Noun: espalier  e'spal-yu(r) [N. Amer], es'pa-lee-u(r) [Brit]
  1. A trellis on which ornamental shrub or fruit tree is trained to grow flat
Verb: espalier  e'spal-yu(r) [N. Amer], es'pa-lee-u(r) [Brit]
  1. Train a plant to grow on an espalier

Derived forms: espaliered, espaliering, espaliers

Type of: treillage, trellis

Encyclopedia: Espalier