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Small trees or shrubs growing beneath the taller trees in a forest, especially when thick or tangled.
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(Forestry) chiefly US and Canadian undergrowth
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shrubs, saplings, low vines, etc., growing under the large trees in a wood or forest.
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|Noun||1.||underbrush - the brush (small trees and bushes and ferns etc.) growing beneath taller trees in a wood or forest|
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underbrush[ˈʌndərbrʌʃ] n (US) → sous-bois mpl
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