[ kuht-oh-ver ]
/ ˈkʌtˌoʊ vər /


(especially of timberland) cleared of trees.


land, especially timberland, cleared of trees.

Origin of cutover

1895–1900, Americanism adj., noun use of verb phrase cut over Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cutover

  • At present, cleared fields and cutover areas abound in regions that at one time were covered with magnificent stands of timber.

    The School Book of Forestry|Charles Lathrop Pack