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See definition of chaparral on Dictionary.com
  • as inbrush
  • as inbush
  • as injungle
  • as inthicket
  • as inthicket

synonyms for chaparral

  • scrub
  • thicket
  • bracken
  • brushwood
  • coppice
  • copse
  • cover
  • dingle
  • fern
  • gorse
  • grove
  • hedge
  • sedge
  • shrubbery
  • spinney
  • undergrowth
  • underwood
  • boscage
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How to use chaparral in a sentence

Lisa Phillips, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Oxnard, said current low moisture levels in the area’s live chaparral vegetation are not usually seen until July.
CALIFORNIA FACING DROUGHT CRISIS AS WATER SHORTAGES MOUNT AND FIRE DANGER ESCALATESDIANA LEONARD, LARIS KARKLISMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Instead, says Forest Service silviculturist Dana Walsh, they’ve been replaced by thick mats of chaparral, a fire-prone shrub that has squeezed out the forest’s return.
WHAT THE COMPLEX MATH OF FIRE MODELING TELLS US ABOUT THE FUTURE OF CALIFORNIA’S FORESTSAMY NORDRUMJANUARY 18, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The blows of the ax, off in the chaparral, were louder in their ears now, and they could hear a mumble of voices.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Both boys were so hard at work that they did not notice the sound of voices had died out in the chaparral.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
"Oh, he's chasing a two-legged rat through the chaparral," answered the fat boy carelessly.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS ON THE BLUE RIDGEFRANK GEE PATCHIN
Under his pony's bridle he had tucked some sprigs of chaparral to keep away the deer flies.
SIXES AND SEVENSO. HENRY
The impetuous Gila rolled along its yellowish stream between two banks clothed with wood and thick chaparral.
THE PIRATES OF THE PRAIRIESGUSTAVE AIMARD
The Miwok relate how a man was hunting in the chaparral south of the Stanislaus when a bear appeared and asked what he was doing.
POMO BEAR DOCTORSSAMUEL ALFRED BARRETT
I figured out that their principal means of existence was in living close to tall chaparral.
THE GENTLE GRAFTERO. HENRY
The other bear, apparently dismayed by the commotion he had created, turned into the chaparral and disappeared.
CHRISTOPHER CARSONJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CHAPARRAL

  • boscage
  • bracken
  • brushwood
  • chaparral
  • coppice
  • copse
  • cover
  • dingle
  • fern
  • gorse
  • grove
  • hedge
  • scrub
  • sedge
  • shrubbery
  • spinney
  • thicket
  • undergrowth
  • underwood
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.