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Noun: deforestation  dee,for-us'tey-shun or dee,fór-us'tey-shun [N. Amer], dee,fó-rus'tey-shun [Brit]
  1. The state of being clear of trees
  2. The removal of trees
    - disforestation

Derived forms: deforestations

Type of: baring, denudation, environmental condition, husking, stripping, uncovering

Encyclopedia: Deforestation