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- n. The act or process of creating a new forest where none had existed before, or reforestation of areas long deforested.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of converting into forest or woodland.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of turning ground into forest or woodland, or subjecting it to forest law; the territory afforested.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting)
From Latin ad + forresta, forestis (Wiktionary)