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Meaning of FORESTRY

Pronunciation:  'foristree

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber

FORESTRY is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 See Also: biological science, biology, silviculture



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\For"est*ry\, n. [Cf. OF. foresterie.]
The art of forming or of cultivating forests; the management
of growing timber.

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