Simple Definition of denude
: to remove all the trees from (an area) or all the leaves from (a tree)
Examples of denude in a sentence
Excessive logging has denuded the hillside of trees.
Origin and Etymology of denude
Middle English, from Latin denudare, from de- + nudus bare — more at naked
First Known Use: 15th century
DENUDE Defined for Kids
Definition of denude for Students
: to make bare <The tree was denuded of bark.>
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