from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Grown in the forest from self-sown seed.


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  • Who knows whether bird-friendly or forest-grown coffee is best, or if Utz Kapeh beats Rainforest Alliance when it comes to saving jaguars?

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  • Essential Living Foods imports forest-grown wild peanuts from the Achuar.

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  • The Ivory Coast successfully produced and exported forest-grown coffee.

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  • The mature forest-grown tree has a long, straight, cylindrical bole, clear of branches for at least two thirds of its length, surmounted by a short, open, irregular crown.

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  • It is mainly a vast pasture, supporting countless deer; along the foothills and the forest-grown creek and river bottoms there are many wild hogs; and in some areas herds of wild carabaos and horses are found.

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  • Cross ranges, largely glacier-built, stretch west from the high mountains, subsiding rapidly; and between these ranges lie long winding lakes, forest-grown to their edges, which carry the western drainage of the continental divide through outlet streams into the Flathead.

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  • Then the blue sky line opened to the fore through the leafy vista of the forest-grown banks.

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  • My fever left me, but the following morning I found myself suffering from swollen jaws; every tooth was loose and sore, and it was difficult to chew even the flesh of bananas; this difficulty I had lately suffered, whenever in the moist mountain district of Pennsylvania, and I feared that there would be no relief until I was permanently out of the district of forest-grown mountains.

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  • But it will be at last fulfilled, filled full, and perfected; not perhaps here, or among our peoples, or any people which now exist on earth: but in some future civilisation -- it may be in far lands beyond the sea -- when all that you and we have made and done shall be as the forest-grown mounds of the old nameless civilisers of the Mississippi valley.

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  • When the wind had passed, all was still for an instant; the parted clouds hung in fantastic forms between the forest-grown mountains.

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