shrubby or becoming shrubby
Origin of frutescent; from Classical Latin frutex, a shrub ; from Indo-European base an unverified form bhreu-, to sprout (from source Middle High German briezen, to bud) + -escent
Relating to, resembling, or assuming the form of a shrub; shrubby.
Origin of frutescentLatin frutex, shrub, bush + –escent.
(comparative more frutescent, superlative most frutescent)
- Imperfectly resembling a shrub.