Definition of unforested in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɒrɪstɪd/


(Of land) not covered with forest.
Example sentences
  • Within these units, the proposal addresses areas of open, sparsely vegetated sandy habitats, such as sand spits or beaches associated with wide, unforested systems of dunes and inter-dune wetlands.
  • The more customary practice of honey hunting among South Africa's indigenous groups might be explained in part by the relative scarcity of bees in the country's vast unforested stretches of land.
  • Clearly, forest songbirds are physically capable of moving into unforested habitats; therefore, movement inhibition is likely to be behaviorally based.

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