cloud forest


a tropical high-altitude forest at 3000 to 8000 feet (1000 to 2500 meters) above sea level, almost constantly covered by cloud.

Nearby words

  1. cloud computing,
  2. cloud cover,
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  4. cloud ear,
  5. cloud eggs,
  6. cloud grass,
  7. cloud layer,
  8. cloud nine,
  9. cloud over,
  10. cloud peak Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Science definitions for cloud forest

cloud forest

A high-elevation tropical forest that receives much of its moisture from direct contact with clouds rather than from rain.
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