allowable cut


noun Ecology.

the amount of a natural resource, as grain or oil, that may be harvested or taken from the earth within a specified period, as limited by law for conservation.

Nearby words

  1. allotype,
  2. allover,
  3. allow,
  4. allow for,
  5. allowable,
  6. allowance,
  7. allowance race,
  8. alloway,
  9. allowed,
  10. allowedly

Also called allowable, permissible yield, prescribed cut.

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