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forestry

noun for·est·ry \ˈfr-ə-strē, ˈfär-\

: the science and practice of caring for forests

Full Definition of FORESTRY

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a :  the science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests
b :  the management of growing timber
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Examples of FORESTRY

  1. She studied forestry in college.

First Known Use of FORESTRY

1823
FORESTRY Defined for Kids

forestry

noun for·est·ry \ˈfr-ə-strē\

Definition of FORESTRY for Kids

:  the science and practice of caring for forests
for·est·er \-stər\ noun

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