wind·​throw ˈwin(d)-ˌthrō How to pronounce windthrow (audio)
: the uprooting and overthrowing of trees by the wind

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of windthrow was in 1916

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Cite this Entry

“Windthrow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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