WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
thick•et /ˈθɪkɪt/USA pronunciation
n. [countable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Botanya dense growth of shrubs, bushes, or small trees.
(thik′it),USA pronunciation n.
thick′et•ed, thick′et•y, adj.
- Botanya thick or dense growth of shrubs, bushes, or small trees;
a thick coppice.
- Old English thiccet (not recorded in Middle English), equivalent. to thicce thick + -et noun, nominal suffix bef. 1000
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thicket /ˈθɪkɪt/ n
Etymology: Old English thiccet; see thick
- a dense growth of small trees, shrubs, and similar plants
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