matorral

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish matorral.

Noun[edit]

matorral (plural matorrals)

  1. A shrubland, a stunted woodland.

Adjective[edit]

matorral (not comparable)

  1. Of, typical found in, or pertaining to a matorral.
    • 2004, John Wainwright, John B. Thornes, Processes and Perspectives from the Past and Present, page 144:
      Other herbaceous species indicative of a matorral association are also present at this time (Aloïsi et al., 1978).

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

matorral m (plural matorrales)

  1. brush (wild vegetation)
  2. thicket, copse
  3. scrub

Synonyms[edit]