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scrub in Plants topic

scrubscrub2 noun  1 [uncountable]HBP low bushes and trees that grow in very dry soil2 [singular] especially British EnglishDHCCLEAN if you give something a scrub, you clean it by rubbing it hard I gave the floor a good scrub.
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scrubTry using fine sea salt as a scrub - this will help dry out blemishes naturally because it's slightly antiseptic.No one believed they would be scrubs, either.One outstanding local example was the Broyle in Ringmer, 2000 acres of scrub and clay mire, an old deer park.There was nothing around them, just a bit of scrub in the distance.Instead of the lake, my gaze rested upon a broken expanse of scrub.Christine reached the hut from the road by a steep track through the scrub and so avoided the house.Single-brooded, some nightingales start the flight south - to tropical Savannah, or thorny scrub - at the end of July.gave ... scrubThe trees gave way to scrub and there was little shade.