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Noun: underbrush  'ún-dur,brúsh
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: undergrowth)
  1. The brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest
    "a path hewn through the underbrush";
    - undergrowth, underwood

Derived forms: underbrushes

Type of: brush, brushwood, coppice, copse, thicket

Part of: forest, wood, woods

Encyclopedia: Underbrush