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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The trees or forests of a region.
  • n. A written work on the trees or forests of a region.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The forest trees of a particular area

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The forest trees of a region or country, considered collectively.
  • n. A description or history of the forest trees of a country.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See sylva, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the forest trees growing in a country or region

Etymologies

Latin, forest.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin silva (Wiktionary)

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