Etymology
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coppice (n.)

late 14c., coppes, "small thicket of trees and brushes grown for periodic cutting for fuel," from Old French copeiz, coupeiz "a cut-over forest," from Vulgar Latin *colpaticium "having been cut," ultimately from Latin colaphus "a blow with the fist," from Greek kolaphos "blow, cuff" (see coup).

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Definitions of coppice

coppice (n.)
a dense growth of bushes;
Synonyms: brush / brushwood / copse / thicket
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