Definition of forestry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɒrɪstri/


[mass noun]
1The science or practice of planting, managing, and caring for forests.
Example sentences
  • Support measures for forestry extend from planting to downstream processing.
  • It almost requires a background in botany, forestry, or ecology to follow some of the passages.
  • There he earned a Bachelor of Science in Fisheries Biology, and a minor in forestry.
forest management, forest planting, forest cultivation, tree growing, forestation, afforestation, agroforestry;
woodcraft, woodsmanship
1.1Country covered by forests.
Example sentences
  • Starting at noon, the walkers took to the nine-mile trek through the local snow covered forestry.
  • From the forest came the aura of flames, the roar of forestry engulfed in fire and the crackle of burning leaves.
  • The mystery fire was sparked close to O'Keeffe's shop and it quickly spread to hundreds of acres of forestry in the area.

Words that rhyme with forestry

agroforestry, floristry

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Line breaks: for|est¦ry

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