Understory definition

ŭndər-stôrē
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The layer of plants that grow in the shade of the canopy of a forest.
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An underlying layer of vegetation, especially the plants that grow beneath a forest's canopy.
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The smaller trees, saplings, and, sometimes, shrubs that grow beneath the large trees in woods or forests.
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Noun

Singular:
understory
Plural:
understories