Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a shrub.

Etymologies

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shrub +‎ -like

Examples

  • They are characterized by several community types: xeric shrublike woodlands, juniper woodlands, and mesophytic riparian forest.

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  • The third gift, myrrh, was the resin of a shrublike tree that grows in the Arabian deserts and Africa.

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  • Other buds on the same tree reverted to the purple parent, with its solitary small flowers, its dense shrublike branches and very small leaves.

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  • Two separate and distinct types of peonies include the herbaceous which are perennials which take the form of small shrublike plants; these generally die back in the winter.

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  • Beyond them came the beauty of the Hoxworth lane: to the left and north stood an unbroken line of croton bushes imported by Whip from Guadalcanal in the Solomons, and of all that grew on his plantations, these were his favorites, these low sparkling bushes whose iridescent green and red and purple and gold and blue leaves were a constant source of wonder; but to the right ran a long row of hibiscus trees, low shrublike plants that produced a dozen varieties of fragile, crepelike flowers, each with its own dazzling color;

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