Top"i*a*ry (?), a. [L. topiarius belonging to ornamental gardening, fr. topia (sc. opera) ornamental gardening, fr. Gr. a place.]

Of or pertaining to ornamental gardening; produced by cutting, trimming, etc.; topiarian.

Topiary work, arbors, shrubbery, hedges, or the like, cut and trimmed into fanciful forms, as of animals, building, etc.


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