chena

noun
che·​na | \ ˈchānə, -(ˌ)nä \
plural -s

Definition of chena

: an area of virgin or secondary timberland in a tropical region cleared and cultivated for only a few years and then abandoned

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History and Etymology for chena

Hindi cenā, from Sanskrit cīna, cīnaka, cīṇaka

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“Chena.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chena. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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