forêt

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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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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, France) forest
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