transitive verb dis·afforest \¦dis+\

Definition of disafforest

English law

  1. :  to reduce from the privileges of a forest to the state of ordinary land :  exempt from the forest laws

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Origin and Etymology of disafforest

Medieval Latin disafforestare, from Latin dis- 1dis- + Medieval Latin afforestare to afforest — more at afforest

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