A forest is defined as a large area that has many trees and other plants, or a dense area that is like a forest.(noun)
The definition of forest is something that is green like an area covered with trees.(adjective)
An example of forest is the color, forest green.
To forest means to plant an area with trees.(verb)
An example of to forest is to plant trees in an area where many trees were lost in a fire.
See forest in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr (Fr forêt) < ML (silva) forestis, as if (wood) unenclosed (< L foris, out-of-doors), but prob. (wood) under court control (< L forum, court, forum)
See forest in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Medieval Latin forestis (silva), outside (forest)
Origin: , from Latin forīs, outside; see dhwer- in Indo-European roots.
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