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Forest vs. Forrest

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Forestnoun

A dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area. Larger than woods.

Forestnoun

Any dense collection or amount.

‘a forest of criticism’;

Forestnoun

(historical) A defined area of land set aside in England as royal hunting ground or for other privileged use; all such areas.

Forestnoun

(graph theory) A graph with no cycles; i.e., a graph made up of trees.

Forestnoun

A group of domains that are managed as a unit.

Forestnoun

The colour forest green.

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Forestverb

(transitive) To cover an area with trees.

Forestnoun

An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the United States, a wood of native growth, or a tract of woodland which has never been cultivated.

Forestnoun

A large extent or precinct of country, generally waste and woody, belonging to the sovereign, set apart for the keeping of game for his use, not inclosed, but distinguished by certain limits, and protected by certain laws, courts, and officers of its own.

Forestadjective

Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.

Forestverb

To cover with trees or wood.

Forestnoun

the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

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Forestnoun

land that is covered with trees and shrubs

Forestverb

establish a forest on previously unforested land;

‘afforest the mountains’;

Forestnoun

a large area covered chiefly with trees and undergrowth

‘a pine forest’; ‘a large tract of forest’;

Forestnoun

an area, typically owned by the sovereign and partly wooded, kept for hunting and having its own laws.

Forestnoun

denoting an area that was formerly a royal forest

‘Waltham Forest’;

Forestnoun

a large number or dense mass of vertical or tangled objects

‘a forest of high-rise apartments’;

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Forestverb

cover (land) with forest; plant with trees

‘a forested hillside’;

Forest

A forest is an area of land dominated by trees. Hundreds of definitions of forest are used throughout the world, incorporating factors such as tree density, tree height, land use, legal standing and ecological function.

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