Definition of Scrubland

1. Noun. An uncultivated region covered with scrub vegetation.

Generic synonyms: Country, Rural Area



Definition of Scrubland

1. Noun. A plant community characterized by scrub vegetation, consisting of low shrubs, mixed with grasses, herbs, and geophytes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scrubland

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrubland

scrubbed
scrubbers
scrubbier
scrubbiest
scrubbily
scrubbiness
scrubbing
scrubbing brush
scrubbings
scrubbird
scrubboard
scrubboards
scrubby
scrubeenie
scrubland (current term)
scrublands
scrubs
scrubstone
scrubwoman
scrubwomen
scrubwren
scrubwrens
scruff
scruffbucket
scruffbuckets
scruffier
scruffiest
scruffily
scruffiness

Literary usage of Scrubland

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1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"The nearly level alluvial lands and valleys with scattered low hills that surround the mountain body contain a "desert scrubland" or ..."

2. St. Lucia by Don Philpott (2005)
"Areas of scrubland have their own flora or fauna, with plants bursting into colour following ... Other typical scrubland vegetation includes aloe, acacia, ..."

3. Fire Effects Information System: User's Guide by William C. Fischer, Melanie Miller, Cameron M. Johnston, Jane K. Smith (1998)
"scrubland, creosotebush (Larrea tridentata) scrubland, and mesquite (Prosopis spp.) scrub [1]. Bobcats do show some plant community preferences. ..."

4. Antigua and Barbuda by Don Philpott, Brian Anderson, Ellen Anderson (2004)
"Areas of scrubland have their own flora or fauna, with plants bursting into ... Other typical scrubland vegetation includes aloe, acacia, prickly pear and ..."

5. Cycling in France by Carole Saint-Laurent (2003)
"... beauty will delight in the varied landscape of hills covered in evergreen oak trees, vineyards and orchards, plateaus and scrubland, rivers and canyons. ..."

6. US & British Virgin Islands by Don Philpott (2002)
"Other areas of scrubland have their own flora or fauna, ... Other typical scrubland vegetation includes aloe, acacia, prickly pear and several species of ..."

7. Bahamas by Don Philpott (2002)
"Areas of scrubland have their own flora or fauna, with plants bursting into ... Other typical scrubland vegetation includes aloe, acacia, prickly pear and ..."

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