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

  • n. The science and art of cultivating, maintaining, and developing forests.
  • n. The management of a forestland.
  • n. A forestland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The science of planting and growing trees in forests.
  • n. The art and practice of planting and growing trees in forests.
  • n. The art and practice of cultivating, exploiting and renewing forests for commercial purposes.
  • n. Commercial tree farming.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art of forming or of cultivating forests; the management of growing timber.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of forming or of cultivating forests, or of managing growing timber.
  • n. Forestage; the privileges of a royal forest.

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

  • n. the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber


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