Meaning of overgrowth

o•ver•growth

Pronunciation: (ō'vur-grōth"), [key]
— n.
  1. a growth overspreading or covering something.
  2. excessive growth: to prune a young tree so as to prevent overgrowth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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