Definition of Shrubbery

1. Noun. An area where a number of shrubs are planted.

Generic synonyms: Area, Country



2. Noun. A collection of shrubs growing together.
Generic synonyms: Botany, Flora, Vegetation
Member holonyms: Bush, Shrub

Definition of Shrubbery

1. n. A collection of shrubs.

Definition of Shrubbery

1. Noun. A planting of shrubs; a wide border to a garden where shrubs are thickly planted; or a similar larger area with a path winding through it. ¹

2. Noun. Shrubs collectively. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shrubbery

1. [n -RIES]

Medical Definition of Shrubbery

1. 1. A collection of shrubs. 2. A place where shrubs are planted. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrubbery

shroving
shrow
shrowd
shrowded
shrowding
shrowds
shrowed
shrowing
shrows
shrthnd
shrub
shrub celery
shrub vegetation
shrubbed
shrubberies
shrubbery (current term)
shrubbier
shrubbiest
shrubbiness
shrubbing
shrubby
shrubby St John's wort
shrubby penstemon
shrubland
shrublands
shrubless
shrublet
shrublike
shrubs
shrubsteppe

Literary usage of Shrubbery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Wild Garden: Or the Naturalization and Natural Grouping of Hardy Exotic by William Robinson (1903)
"Every shrubbery that is so needlessly dug over every winter may be full of beauty. The custom of digging shrubbery borders prevails now in almost every ..."

2. The California Scrap-book: A Repository of Useful Information and Select by Oscar Tully Shuck (1869)
"EXT in beauty to flowers and flowering vines, and equal in point of ornamental effect to both, we class the disposition of shrubbery around the country home ..."

3. Rural Architecture: Being a Complete Description of Farm Houses, Cottages by Lewis Falley Allen (1852)
"SURROUNDING PLANTATIONS, shrubbery, WALKS, ETC. After the general remarks made in the preceding pages, no particular instructions can be given for the ..."

4. Rural Architecture: Being a Complete Description of Farm Houses, Cottages by Lewis Falley Allen (1852)
"SURROUNDING PLANTATIONS, shrubbery, WALKS, ETC. After the general remarks made in the preceding pages, no particular instructions can be given for the ..."

5. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1860)
"Where the shrubbery is not a boundary plantation, a light fence may include it ... Under the geometric style, the business of fencing the shrubbery or woody ..."

6. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1863)
"WAYSIDE shrubbery. BY WILSON FLAGO. THERE is a class of people in the world who have a great passion for smoothness and rotundity. ..."

7. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"THE shrubbery. The shrubbery, properly speaking, is a department of the grounds in a domain dedicated to the cultivation of shrubs valued for their beauty, ..."

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