Definition of subcanopy in English:

subcanopy

noun

  • 1Architecture. A canopy situated under another, larger canopy; a subsidiary canopy.

  • 2A canopy of foliage occurring underneath the uppermost canopy of a woodland or forest, typically consisting of large shrubs or small trees.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Artizan. From sub- + canopy.

Pronunciation

subcanopy

/ˌsʌbˈkanəpi/