Shrub and Tree


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Shrub noun – A low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems.
Tree and shrub are semantically related in plant topic. In some cases you can use "Tree" instead a noun "Shrub".
Nearby Word: shrubby
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Tree noun – A tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms.
Shrub and tree are semantically related in bush topic. You can use "Shrub" instead a noun "Tree". popular alternative
Nearby Words: treed, treeless
Synonyms for Tree

How words are described

dead dead shrub dead tree
small small shrub small tree
giant giant shrub giant tree

Both words in one sentence

  • You have to make a guts check to be able to look at the Whateley family tree gnarled non-euclidean shrub.
  • Mobile Shrubbery One finds it impossible to recall, for instance, "Don't Give Up The Sheep," in which Ralph Wolf disguises himself as a shrub and Sam Sheepdog chases him disguised as a tree.
  • In the second book, the "secret enemy" that "hides in darkness" "beneath soft looks" is a pretty shrub which turns out to be the young form of a flesh-eating tree.
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