stumpage

[ stuhm-pij ]
/ ˈstʌm pɪdʒ /

noun

standing timber with reference to its value.
the value of such timber.

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Origin of stumpage

First recorded in 1815–25; stump + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for stumpage

stumpage
/ (ˈstʌmpɪdʒ) /

noun

US and Canadian standing timber or its value
US and Canadian the right to fell timber on another person's land
Canadian a tax or royalty payable on each tree felled, esp on crown land
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