forest Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
noun land that is covered with trees and shrubs
timberland; woodland; timber.
verb establish a forest on previously unforested land
- afforest the mountains
An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the United States, a wood of native growth, or a tract of woodland which has never been cultivated.
(Eng. Law) A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign, set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but distinguished by certain limits, and protected by certain laws, courts, and officers of its own.Burrill.
Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.
For"est transitive verb
To cover with trees or wood.
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