Translation of forest in Spanish:

forest

Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːrəst; ˈfɒrɪst/

n

uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable
  • (wood) bosque (m); (tropical) selva (f) the Amazon forest la selva amazónica a forest of chimneys una profusión de chimeneas (before noun/delante del nombre) forestal forest fire incendio (masculine) forestal
    More example sentences
    • Decades ago, these slopes were covered with forests, and the trees' root systems tied the soil to the hillsides.
    • Both ranges are soft from age but covered in brushy pine forests, knobby granite crags, and hiking and biking trails.
    • By contrast, the floor of pine forests was covered thinly by needles, and had much less absorptive capacity.

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