forestry

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French foresterie, from forest.

NounEdit

forestry (countable and uncountable, plural forestries)

  1. (uncountable) The science of planting and growing trees in forests.
  2. (uncountable) The art and practice of planting and growing trees in forests.
  3. (uncountable) The art and practice of cultivating, exploiting and renewing forests for commercial purposes.
  4. (uncountable) Commercial tree farming.
  5. (countable) A tree farm.

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