What is another word for sapling?

80 synonyms found


[ sˈaplɪŋ], [ sˈaplɪŋ], [ s_ˈa_p_l_ɪ_ŋ]

Sapling refers to a young tree that is just beginning to grow and is not yet well-established. There are several synonyms for this word, each with unique shades of meaning. Seedling is similar to sapling but emphasizes the fact that the tree is just beginning to sprout from a seed. Shoot refers to a young stem or branch that is emerging from an existing tree or shrub. Sprout refers to the act of growing and may describe anything from a young tree to a new business venture. Finally, juvenile tree implies a younger tree that is still developing and has not yet reached maturity.

How to use "Sapling" in context?

A sapling is a juvenile tree, usually under 10 meters tall.

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