from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of turning ground into forest or woodland, or subjecting it to forest law; the territory afforested.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of converting into forest or woodland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act or process of creating a new forest where none had existed before, or reforestation of areas long deforested.

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

  • noun the conversion of bare or cultivated land into forest (originally for the purpose of hunting)


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From Latin ad + forresta, forestis


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