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Forest vs. Jungle

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Forestnoun

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

Junglenoun

A large, undeveloped, humid forest, especially in a tropical region, that is home to many wild plants and animals.

Forestnoun

Any dense collection or amount.

‘a forest of criticism’;

Junglenoun

(colloquial) A place where people behave ruthlessly, unconstrained by law or morality.

‘It’s a jungle out there.’;

Forestnoun

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

Junglenoun

(slang) An area where hobos camp together.

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Forestnoun

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

Junglenoun

(uncountable) A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.

Forestnoun

A group of domains that are managed as a unit.

Junglenoun

(UK) A migrant camp.

Forestnoun

The colour forest green.

Junglenoun

a desert region

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Forestverb

(transitive) To cover an area with trees.

Junglenoun

a hairy vulva

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.

Junglenoun

A dense growth of brushwood, grasses, reeds, vines, etc.; an almost impenetrable thicket of trees, canes, and reedy vegetation, as in India, Africa, Australia, and Brazil.

‘The jungles of India are of bamboos, canes, and other palms, very difficult to penetrate.’;

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.

Junglenoun

A place of danger or ruthless competition for survival.

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Forestadjective

Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.

Junglenoun

Anything which causes confusion or difficulty due to intricacy; as, a jungle of environmental regulations.

Forestverb

To cover with trees or wood.

Junglenoun

an impenetrable equatorial forest

Forestnoun

the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

Junglenoun

a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival

Forestnoun

land that is covered with trees and shrubs

Junglenoun

a place where hoboes camp

Forestverb

establish a forest on previously unforested land;

‘afforest the mountains’;

Jungle

A jungle is land covered with dense forest and tangled vegetation, usually in tropical climates. Application of the term has varied greatly during the past recent centuries.

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’;

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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