grubbing
 n.— «Rush claimed that the hearing showed that developer Richard Muller Jr. had “disturbed earth” while clearing the land along Upper Smith Gap Road through a process called “grubbing,” in which stumps, roots and vegetation are removed before excavation.» —“Environmentalist claims builder moved too fast on plan” by Terry Ahner Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) Apr. 8, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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