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shinnery

[shin-uh-ree] /ˈʃɪn ə ri/
noun, Southwestern U.S.
1.
a dense growth of small trees, especially scrub oaks.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism; < Louisiana French chênière chenier (perhaps directly < a by-form *chênerie)
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  • Effects of shinnery oak control on lesser prairie chicken habitat.
  • Oak poisoning of cattle in shinnery oak rangeland: causes, effects, and solutions.

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