Coppice



[kop-is] /ˈkɒp ɪs/

noun
1.
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/ˈkɒpɪs/
noun
1.
a thicket or dense growth of small trees or bushes, esp one regularly trimmed back to stumps so that a continual supply of small poles and firewood is obtained
verb
2.
(transitive) to trim back (trees or bushes) to form a coppice
3.
(intransitive) to form a coppice
n.

late 14c., “small thicket of trees grown for cutting,” from Old French copeiz, coupeiz “a cut-over forest,” from Vulgar Latin *colpaticium “having been cut,” ultimately from Latin colaphus “a blow with the fist,” from Greek kolaphos “blow, cuff” (see coup).

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