Definitions

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

  • noun The trees or forests of a region.
  • noun A written work on the trees or forests of a region.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See sylva, etc.

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

  • noun The forest trees of a region or country, considered collectively.
  • noun A description or history of the forest trees of a country.

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

  • noun forestry The forest trees of a particular area

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

  • noun the forest trees growing in a country or region

Etymologies

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

[Latin, forest.]

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From Latin silva

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