Definition of Forestry

1. Noun. The science of planting and caring for forests and the management of growing timber.

Specialized synonyms: Undercut, Silviculture
Generic synonyms: Biological Science, Biology
Examples of category: Stool
Derivative terms: Forest



Definition of Forestry

1. n. The art of forming or of cultivating forests; the management of growing timber.

Definition of Forestry

1. Noun. The science of planting and growing trees in forests. ¹

2. Noun. The art and practice of planting and growing trees in forests. ¹

3. Noun. The art and practice of cultivating, exploiting and renewing forests for commercial purposes. ¹

4. Noun. Commercial tree farming. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Forestry

1. the science of planting and managing forests [n -RIES]

Medical Definition of Forestry

1. The science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forestry

forestes
forestial
forestick
foresticks
forestier's disease
forestiera
foresting
forestkeeper
forestkeepers
forestland
forestlands
forestless
forestlike
forestomach
forestries
forestry (current term)
forests
forestward
foresty
foreswear
foreswearing
foreswears
foreswore
foresworn
foretake
foretalk
foretaste
foretasted
foretaster
foretasters

Literary usage of Forestry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1916)
"Tree Planting and Schools of forestry in Europe. New York, 1879. ... Winston, GT Education in forestry in the Public Schools and Colleges. ..."

2. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1908)
"Napa Co.; data reed, in reply to 9 inquiries Bent out by bd. of forestry. ... Placer Co.; reply from co. clerk to 9 inquiries sent out by forestry bd. re. ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1898)
"The New York State College of forestry. — In April last, the Legislature of New York passed an important Act, authorizing the Trustees of Cornell University ..."

4. Report (1904)
"EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROFESSION OF forestry. EE BOGUE. forestry, not lumbering, is a comparatively new subject in America and its requirements, ..."

5. The Twentieth Century by Caroline Farrar Ware (1908)
"His early impressions of Indian forestry must often, indeed, ... At Coopers Hill, and now at Oxford, German forestry has principally been studied. ..."

6. The German Element in the United States by Albert Bernhardt Faust (1909)
"birth, is at present head of the department of forestry at the University ... All that was necessary to show how practical forestry management for business ..."

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