reforest

[ ree-fawr-ist, -for- ]
/ riˈfɔr ɪst, -ˈfɒr- /

verb (used with object)

to replant trees on (land denuded by cutting or fire).

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Origin of reforest

First recorded in 1880–85; re- + forest

OTHER WORDS FROM reforest

re·for·est·a·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for reforestation

reforest
/ (riːˈfɒrɪst) /

verb

(tr) another word for reafforest
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