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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
Scrub (shrub), brushwood, a region covered with stunted trees and shrubs; scrub, “a stunted tree or shrub; vegetation consisting chiefly of dwarf or stunted trees and shrubs that is often thick and impenetrable and grows in poor soil or in sand; a tract of country covered with such vegetation” (WIII); virgetum,-i (s.n.II), abl. sg. virgeto; virgulta,-orum (pl.n.II), abl.pl. virgultis: contraction of virguletum, bush, thicket, copse, scrub, shrubbery, undergrowth, brushwood, a place of low shrubby vegetation; see brush-wood; see thicket.

 

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