topiary

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One such shrub or tree
A garden decorated with shrubs which have been trimmed in artistic shapes, often of animals
In the manner of a topiary
Of, or relating to art of topiaries
The ornamental horticultural art of pruning and training trees or shrubs to resemble animals or other objects
Topiary is the art of cutting trees and bushes into different shapes, for example into the shapes of birds or animals. trees and bushes cut into the shapes of birds, animals etc, or the art of cutting them in this way (topiarius , from topia , from topos ). Art of training living trees and shrubs into artificial, decorative shapes. Topiary is known to have been practiced in the 1st century AD. The earliest topiary was probably the simple development of edgings, cones, columns, and spires to accent a garden scene. This architectural use gave way to elaborate shapes such as ships, hunters, and hounds. The fashion reached its height in Britain in the late 17th and early 18th century but was displaced by the so-called natural garden
the art of training a viney plant to grow around a wire frame; usually the frame is stuffed with moist sphagnum moss (picture 1, 2)
a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals
{s} (plant or tree) trimmed into a decorative shape, clipped into a fanciful shape
The craft of cutting bushes and trees into decorative shapes, usually those of animals or geometrical forms triumphal arch, in the architecture of ancient Rome, a large and usually free-standing ceremonial archway built to celebrate a military victory Often decorated with architectural features and relief sculptures, they usually consisted of a large archway flanked by two smaller ones The triumphal archway was revived during the Renaissance, though usually as a feature of a building rather than as an independent structure In Renaissance painting they appear as allusion to classical antiquity
The art of clipping and training of trees or shrubs to form free, geometric or representational shapes
making decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees
{i} art of trimming plants or trees into decorative shapes; garden containing trees that are trimmed into fanciful shapes
The clipping of evergreen trees & shrubs into shapes, creeping plants such as ivies can also be used in topiary
topiarian
Of or pertaining to ornamental gardening; produced by cutting, trimming, etc
The practice of pruning full size trees or shrubs into ornamental shapes
Of, or relating to to art of topiaries
a garden or shrubbery trimmed and shaped into geometric or animal forms
making decorative shapes by trimming shrubs or trees a garden having shrubs clipped or trimmed into decorative shapes especially of animals
topiary

    Silbentrennung

    to·pi·a·ry

    Türkische aussprache

    tōpieri

    Aussprache

    /ˈtōpēˌerē/ /ˈtoʊpiːˌɛriː/

    Etymologie

    [ 'tO-pE-"er-E ] (adjective.) 1592. From the Latin topiarius, from Ancient Greek τόπος (topos, “place”). The adjective use dates to 1592, the noun use dates to 1908.

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