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Forest vs. Jungle

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Main Difference

The main difference between Forest and Jungle is that the Forest is a dense collection of trees covering a relatively large area and Jungle is a an impassable dense forest (typically tropical).

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  • Forest (noun)

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

  • Forest (noun)

    Any dense collection or amount.

    "a forest of criticism"

  • Forest (noun)

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

  • Forest (noun)

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

  • Forest (noun)

    A group of domains that are managed as a unit.

  • Forest (noun)

    The colour forest green.

  • Forest (verb)

    To cover an area with trees.

  • Jungle (noun)

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

  • Jungle (noun)

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

    "It’s a jungle out there."

  • Jungle (noun)

    An area where hobos camp together.

  • Jungle (noun)

    A style of electronic music related to drum and bass.

  • Jungle (noun)

    A migrant camp.

  • Jungle (noun)

    a desert region

  • Jungle (noun)

    a hairy vulva

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Forest (noun)

    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.

  • Forest (noun)

    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.

  • Forest (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a forest; sylvan.

  • Forest

    To cover with trees or wood.

  • Jungle (noun)

    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.

  • Jungle (noun)

    A place of danger or ruthless competition for survival.

  • Jungle (noun)

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

Webster Dictionary
  • Forest (noun)

    the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area

  • Forest (noun)

    land that is covered with trees and shrubs

  • Forest (verb)

    establish a forest on previously unforested land;

    "afforest the mountains"

  • Jungle (noun)

    an impenetrable equatorial forest

  • Jungle (noun)

    a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival

  • Jungle (noun)

    a place where hoboes camp

Princeton's WordNet

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