revegetate

[ ree-vej-i-teyt ]
/ riˈvɛdʒ ɪˌteɪt /

verb (used with object), re·veg·e·tat·ed, re·veg·e·tat·ing.

to cause vegetation to grow again on: to revegetate eroded lands.

verb (used without object), re·veg·e·tat·ed, re·veg·e·tat·ing.

to grow again, as plants.

Origin of revegetate

First recorded in 1760–70; re- + vegetate

Related forms

re·veg·e·ta·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for revegetate

revegetate

/ (riːˈvɛdʒɪˌteɪt) /

verb

(intr) (of plants) to grow again and produce new tissue, esp to produce new growth on bare ground

Derived Forms

revegetation, noun
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