1. a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs

untouched by the pruner's axe

Syn: ↑trimmer
Derivationally related forms: ↑trim (for: ↑trimmer), ↑prune
Hypernyms: ↑worker
2. a long-handled pruning saw with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees
Syn: ↑pruning hook, ↑lopper
Derivationally related forms: ↑lop (for: ↑lopper), ↑prune
Hypernyms: ↑pruning saw

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