Definition of old-growth in English:

old-growth

Syllabification: old-growth

adjective

  • (Of a tree or forested area) never felled, harvested, or cleared; mature: old-growth forests
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    • The Nerussa River, a secluded waterway surrounded by peat bogs and old-growth oak forests, meandered through this area.
    • They are often found in mature and old-growth forests, but will breed in second growth as long as there are some large nesting trees.
    • Our study examined seed dispersal of trees in an old-growth forest.

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