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Noun: forest  for-ust or fór-ist [N. Amer], fó-rist [Brit]
  1. The trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
    - wood, woods
     
  2. Land that is covered with trees and shrubs
    - woodland, timberland [N. Amer], timber, forestry
     
  3. Any dense collection or large number of things
    "During term time you will amass a small forest of papers and notes"
Verb: forest  for-ust or fór-ist [N. Amer], fó-rist [Brit]
  1. Establish a forest on previously unforested land
    "forest the mountains";
    - afforest

Derived forms: forests, foresting, forested

Type of: biome, botany, dry land, earth, flora, ground, land, plant, set, solid ground, terra firma, vegetation

Encyclopedia: Forest, Ontario