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topiary (ˈtəʊpɪərɪ)
1.  of, relating to, or characterized by the trimming or training of trees or bushes into artificial decorative animal, geometric, or other shapes
n , -aries
2.  a.  topiary work
 b.  a topiary garden
3.  the art of topiary
[C16: from French topiaire, from Latin topia decorative garden work, from Greek topion little place, from topos place]

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