Forestry definition

fôrĭ-strē, fŏr-
The science or work of cultivating, maintaining, and developing forests.
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The scientific study of the cultivation, maintenance, and management of forests.
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The science of planting and taking care of forests.
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The science of planting and growing trees in forests.
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The art and practice of planting and growing trees in forests.
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The art and practice of cultivating, exploiting and renewing forests for commercial purposes.
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(rare) Wooded land; forest land.
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Systematic forest management for the production of timber, conservation, etc.
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Commercial tree farming.
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(countable) A tree farm.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
forestry
Plural:
forestries

Origin of forestry

  • From Old French foresterie, from forest.

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