exclosure

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

Definition of exclosure

plural -s
: 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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