Meaning of undergrowth

un•der•growth

Pronunciation: (un'dur-grōth"), [key]
— n.
  1. low-lying vegetation or small trees growing beneath larger trees; underbrush.
  2. the condition of being undergrown or undersized.
  3. short, fine hair underlying longer, outer wool or fur.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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