afforestment


afforestment
The turning of land barren of trees into a forest.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • afforest — afforestation, afforestment, n. /euh fawr ist, euh for /, v.t. to convert (bare or cultivated land) into forest, originally for the purpose of providing hunting grounds. [1495 1505; < ML afforestare, equiv. to af AF + forest(is) FOREST + are inf …   Universalium

  • afforestation — Same as afforestment …   Ballentine's law dictionary


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