[ sil-viks ]
/ ˈsɪl vɪks /
noun (used with a singular verb)
the scientific study of trees and their environment.
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Origin of silvics
1945–50; < Latin silv(a) woodland + -ics
Words nearby silvics
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A man may be a poor Forester who knows Silvics, but no man can be a good Forester who does not.The Training of a Forester|Gifford Pinchot