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  Definition of Scrub
  1. the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water
  2. dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes
  3. wash thoroughly; "surgeons must scrub prior to an operation"
  4. clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back"
  5. (of domestic animals) not selectively bred
Similar Words: scrubbing, scouring, chaparral, bush, scrub up, scour

 

Hyponyms: swabbing, mopping, holystone

 

Derivational Morphology: scour, scrub up, scrubbing, scouring, scourer, scrubber, scrub brush, scrubbing brush

 

 
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