forested

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORESTED

This plateau is forested and on the northern rim of the cañon the tree-growth is heavy.

At the lower edge of the grassland, only the shady slopes are forested (Fig. 53B).

It is too poorly watered and forested to meet his requirements.

Back of the Island lay the forested Indian district of the "Passbyhaes."

Common resident of forested areas of central and northern Idaho.

Mountains, hills, forested valleys, rolled from his feet westward.

The country is forested, but not so heavily as it was in an earlier period.

Far down the gorge a purple light shone on the forested floor.

Coming down through a broad, forested bottom, with several pretty islands off its mouth, it presents a pleasing picture.

Sorex vagrans probably followed this pattern of movement and now is restricted to forested or well-watered places.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "extensive tree-covered district," especially one set aside for royal hunting and under the protection of the king, from Old French forest "forest, wood, woodland" (Modern French forêt), probably ultimately from Late Latin/Medieval Latin forestem silvam "the outside woods," a term from the Capitularies of Charlemagne denoting "the royal forest;" perhaps via Old High German forst, from Latin foris "outside" (see foreign), with a sense of "beyond the park," the park being the main or central fenced woodland.

Another theory traces it through Medieval Latin forestis, originally "forest preserve, game preserve," from Latin forum in legal sense "court, judgment;" in other words "land subject to a ban" [Buck]. Replaced Old English wudu.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FORESTED

wooded

adjectivecovered with woods or trees
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