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Definition of "subshrub" [subshrub]

  • An herb having a woody lower stem. (noun)
  • A low shrub; an undershrub. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "subshrub" in a sentence
  • "Dianella consists of about 30 rhizomatous herb or subshrub species, many of which are, like today's plant, native to Australia."