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Noun: pruning  proo-ning
  1. Something that has been pruned off of a plant
  2. The act of trimming a plant
Verb: prune  proon
  1. Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    "prune the plants in the garden";
    - snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, cut back
  2. Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things
    - cut, rationalize, rationalise [Brit]

Derived forms: prunings

Type of: clipping, cutting, do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of, thin out, trim, trimming

Encyclopedia: Pruning