seminatural

adjective
semi·​nat·​u·​ral | \ ˌse-mē-ˈna-chə-rəl How to pronounce seminatural (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -ˈnach-rəl \

Definition of seminatural

: modified by human influence but retaining many natural features a seminatural park

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Recent Examples on the Web Many seminatural habitats were drained or plowed under. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, "Can Farming Make Space for Nature?," 10 Feb. 2020

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Seminatural.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seminatural. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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