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noun as in vegetation


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They uprooted around 1,000 olive saplings, which they took with them.

Coal is best, but hickory saplings, chopped about two feet long, make a good steaming heat.

When the branches were not thick enough for a shelter, the women broke saplings and leaned them against the tree.

We then brought Kari home, gave him his bath in the river and offered him nice saplings and twigs, but he would eat none of them.

I could feel in the distance the shiver of the undergrowth of grass and saplings indicating the way the animals had passed.

He plunged heedlessly onward, forcing aside saplings by brute strength, his mind on anything but his path.

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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to saplings, such as: flora, greenery, crops, flowers, grasses, and herbage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.