1. [ noun ] (botany) the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
Synonyms: woods wood
Related terms: vegetation grove second_growth bosk old_growth tree underbrush afforest
2. [ noun ] (ecology) land that is covered with trees and shrubs
Synonyms: timberland timber woodland
Related terms: land biome jungle rain_forest Sherwood_Forest tree_farm greenwood silva riparian_forest Black_Forest
3. [ noun ] Man's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 817
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4727
5. [ verb ] establish a forest on previously unforested land
Synonyms: afforest

"afforest the mountains"

Related terms: plant re-afforest reforest afforestation
Similar spelling:   Forrest