windthrow

noun
wind·​throw | \ ˈwin(d)-ˌthrō How to pronounce windthrow (audio) \

Definition of windthrow

: the uprooting and overthrowing of trees by the wind

First Known Use of windthrow

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Windthrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/windthrow. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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