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Topic: GARDENING

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: topiarius 'of decorative gardening', from topia 'decorative gardening', from Greek topos 'place'

topiary

noun
     
to‧pi‧a‧ry [uncountable]
DLG trees and bushes cut into the shapes of birds, animals etc, or the art of cutting them in this way
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