AskDefine | Define pruner

Dictionary Definition



1 a worker who thins out and trims trees and shrubs; "untouched by the pruner's axe" [syn: trimmer]
2 a long-handled edge tool with a curved blade at the end and sometimes a clipper; used to prune small trees [syn: pruning hook, lopper]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A person who prunes, or a tool used in prining
  2. Any of several unrelated beetles whose larvae attack the branches of trees

Extensive Definition

A pruner is a device for removing twigs or small branches from trees and shrubs. It can refer to:
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