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shelterwood

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Definition of shelterwood in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Mature trees left standing to provide shelter in which saplings can grow.
Example sentences
  • There are four basic harvesting and regeneration systems: clearcut, shelterwood, seed tree, and selection.

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