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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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ML: The shrubs and plants growing beneath the main canopy of a forest.

Usage examples (37)
  • Many palm species, and a rich and diverse understory is a characteristic of these jungles.
  • Cutting out the vegetative understory, which is what the town wants, removes some of that protection.
  • Innovation starts with the "understory" of the economic food chain: the entrepreneurs.
  • Bactris major is locally important as an understory palm. for more
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