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scrub adj : (of domestic animals) not selectively bred


1 dense vegetation consisting of stunted trees or bushes [syn: chaparral, bush]
2 the act of cleaning a surface by rubbing it with a brush and soap and water [syn: scrubbing, scouring]


1 clean with hard rubbing; "She scrubbed his back" [syn: scour]
2 wash thoroughly; "surgeons must scrub prior to an operation" [syn: scrub up] [also: scrubbing, scrubbed]scrubbed adj : made clean by scrubbing; "fresh-scrubbed floors"; "boys with scrubbed necks and faces"scrubbed See scrub

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