Definition of Tree stump

1. Noun. The base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled.

Exact synonyms: Stump
Generic synonyms: Plant Part, Plant Structure
Group relationships: Tree
Specialized synonyms: Stool
Derivative terms: Stump

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree Stump

tree pangolin
tree pangolins
tree pipit
tree pipits
tree poppy
tree rat
tree rats
tree ring
tree sap
tree shrew
tree sloth
tree sparrow
tree squirrel
tree stand
tree stands
tree stump (current term)
tree surgeon
tree surgery
tree swallow
tree swift
tree toad
tree tobacco
tree tomato
tree traversal
tree traversals
tree trunk
tree trunks
tree wallaby

Literary usage of Tree stump

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treasury of Plays for Children by Montrose Jonas Moses (1921)
"Discover a Rabbit sitting on tree stump near big oak tree. RABBIT. ... He turns round, and sits on tree stump, and begins to shake his head in despair. ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1895)
"The perception of the tree stump came later, not as in the formula first, ... Granting even that we perceive the tree stump (3) first, which of course we do ..."

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