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forêt

See also: foret

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French forest, from Old French forest, forès (forest, royal hunting ground), partly from Frankish *forhist (forest), from Proto-Germanic *furhist- (forest, timber of firs), from *furhō (pine, fir), from Proto-Indo-European *perkʷu- (tree, oak, pine), and partly from Medieval Latin foresta (royal hunting ground, banned lands), from Latin forestis (silva) (outside (woods)). Displaced native Old French selve (forest), from Latin silva (forest, wood). Cognate with Old High German forst (forest), Old English fyrhþ (woodland, game preserve). More at forest.

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forêt f (plural forêts)

  1. forest

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NormanEdit

Norman Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nrf

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French forest, forès (forest, royal hunting ground), from Medieval Latin foresta (royal hunting ground, banned lands), from Frankish *forhist (collective noun of *forha), from Proto-Germanic *furhō, *furahō (fir, pine), from Proto-Indo-European *perkos (oak).

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forêt f (plural forêts)

  1. (Jersey, continental Normandy) forest