exclosure

noun, often attributive ex·clo·sure \ekˈsklōzhə(r), ik-\

Definition of exclosure

plural

-s

  1. :  an area from which intruders (such as browsing animals) are excluded by fencing or other means the exclosure plot is used to keep an area in a natural condition, free from grazing by deer or domestic livestock — Wildlife Management Handbook for Forest Officers — compare enclosure

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Origin and Etymology of exclosure

1ex- + -closure (as in enclosure)


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