unforested

adjective
un·​for·​est·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈfȯr-ə-stəd How to pronounce unforested (audio) , -ˈfär- \

Definition of unforested

: not covered with forest : not forested unforested land an unforested clearing

Examples of unforested in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ecologist Jean-François Bastin, a postdoc in the lab, led an effort to determine how much unforested land on Earth could support trees. Gabriel Popkin, Science | AAAS, "Catchy findings have propelled this young ecologist to fame—and enraged his critics," 24 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of unforested

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Unforested.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unforested. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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