disforest

transitive verb
dis·​forest | \ dəs, (ˈ)dis+ \

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disforestation \ dəs , (¦)dis+ \ noun

History and Etymology for disforest

in sense 1, modification (influenced by Middle English forest) of Medieval Latin disafforestare; in sense 2, from dis- entry 1 + forest (noun)

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“Disforest.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disforest. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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