Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To replant (an area) with trees.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To replant with forest-trees; restore to the condition of forest or woodland; reafforest.

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

  • transitive verb To replant with trees; to reafforest; to reforestize.

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

  • verb To replant a forest, especially after clear-cutting.
  • verb To afforest.

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

  • verb forest anew

Etymologies

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From Latin re + forresta, forestis.

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