undergrowth


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undergrowth

(ŭn′dər-grōth′)
n.
1. Shrubs, saplings, and herbaceous plants growing beneath trees in a forest.
2. The condition of being less than fully grown.
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They added: "His car was found on Saturday morning, September 3, embedded in the undergrowth at the centre of the roundabout.
A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a young woman was found in undergrowth at an observatory in Merseyside.
After more than two hours searching she was seen by the North Wales Police helicopter at the bottom of a cliff after falling into thick undergrowth.
Police used their bare hands to clear a "tunnel" through the undergrowth at 5am to reach her on a hillside at Rhyd-y-Foel, near Colwyn Bay.
In the twilight, the undergrowth rustled and two brocks emerged only a few feet away.
Two crews from Gateshead battled through thick undergrowth to put out the deep-rooted fire.
Her body was found in undergrowth off Winyates Way in the Church Hill area of the town.
Newborn fallow deer, though, hide silently in undergrowth.
Life in the Undergrowth is available on DVD for $50.
It's a mass of untended undergrowth, an antilandscape wholly beyond the Romantic notion of the cultivated wild.
Sutherland Lyall rakes enthusiastically through the cyber undergrowth to unearth nuggets of hidden treasure.
Undergrowth vegetation in tropical and subtropical areas is home to countless creatures (mammals, reptiles, birds) that sustain sandflies, ticks, fleas, and mosquitoes, whose complex natural cycles flourish in the heat and humidity so central to Gauguin's Eden.