stumpage

[stuhm-pij]

Origin of stumpage

First recorded in 1815–25; stump + -age
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stumpage

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