Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or living or growing in the woods: as, forestine fruit-eaters.

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Examples

  • During dessert, just as the Academician was singing the praises of a native delicacy, 'la forestine', my uncle, who had been revolving a few drops of some notable growth of Medoc in his glass for the last minute or two, stopped suddenly, and put down his glass on the table.

    The Ink-Stain (Tache d'encre) — Complete

  • Can we believe that forestine luxuriance not to have overgrown all highways, that flood of superabundant song not have submerged all landmarks?

    Early Bardic Literature, Ireland.

  • Tropical forestine birds have usually a ground tone of green because that colour enables them best to escape notice among the monotonous verdure of equatorial woodland scenery.

    Science in Arcady

  • For in fact this power is but a very incidental result of the general intelligence of parrots, combined with the other peculiarities of their social life and forestine character.

    Science in Arcady

  • Saxon settlers, but they show, by their forestine terminations of

    Science in Arcady

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